City of Orange (California); Chapman University--Thurmond Clarke Memorial Library
Building construction; Building materials
Library construction, Chapman College, Orange, California, 1966. The first building constructed under the Chapman College Master Plan, this 32,000 square-foot concrete block building was dedicated March 5, 1967. Looking northeast, with a good view of the steel pans which form the floor and rafters for the concrete pour. The vertical steel protruding above the pans will eventually be the columns from the second floor to the roof. Designed by architects Powell, Morgridge, Richards & Coghlan of Los Angeles and constructed by the Beatty Brothers Corporation of Tustin. March 27, 1972, the library was named in honor of Judge Thurmond Clark, Chief U. S. District Judge of the Central California District, for his lifelong commitment to education.
BW photograph; 3" x 4.5"