Thanks for the memories, McCollum

Posted on Nov 25, 2015 in Campus News and News

McCollum Hall implosion

McCollum Hall, the largest residence hall at the University of Kansas, was demolished at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, November 25.

Built in 1965, 10-story McCollum Hall was originally designed with a capacity of 910 residents. With two new residence halls now facing Lewis and Hashinger halls, the McCollum site will be paved for much-needed parking.

Watch our video below to see interviews detailing the history of McCollum Hall and the future of Daisy Hill with Becky Schulte, University archivist; Jim Modig, University architect; and Curtis Marsh, director of KU Info.

We hope you enjoy our coverage of this historic event on the KU campus! Find more information at www.kualumni.org/mccollum.

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