Structure Type: built works - public buildings - schools - university buildings

Designers: Teufel, George E., Company, General Contractors (firm); Walker and McGough, Architects (firm); Frederick King (architect); John Witt McGough (architect); George E. Teufel (building contractor); Bruce Morris Walker (architect)

Dates: constructed 1963-1967

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University of Washington, Seattle, WA

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Born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, F.M. Padelford (1875-1942) taught in the English Department and worked as an administrator at the University of Washington, Seattle, from 1901-1942; Bruce Morris Walker of Walker McGough Architects, was the Partner-in-Charge of this project, working with Designers, Robert Nixon and Edward Musgrove, among others; a building program had been formulated by a UW Ad Hoc Programming Committee in early May 1963, and by May 7, 1963, Walker-McGough had read it; the committee included Dean Solomon Katz, Chairman, Prof. Carl. B. Allendoerfer, Prof. Robert Dietz, Associate Professor Robert L. Fernald, and Prof. Andrew R. Hilen, Jr.; a parking garage was built at the same time as Padelford Hall, the two projects costing $5,013,000; Padelford opened in part in October 1966 and was finished in December 1966; George E. Teufel Company served as the General Contractor for the two projects; total square footage needed in this project for the College of Arts and Sciences was set at 68,880 square feet; as a member of the UW Architectural Review Committee at the time, Minoru Yamasaki made design suggestions about the building to the architects;

Between 11/29/2011-12/05/2012, two elevators were completely renovated in Padelford "...upgrading them to meet standard ADA and current elevator code requirments." (See "Project Number: 203454."Accessed 04/02/2013.) A new roof was put on Padelford Hall between 06/11/2012-09/28/2012. The UW Project Manager was Everett Spring, the Construction Manager: Travis White. (See UW Capital Projects Office, "Project Number: 202967."Accessed 04/02/2013.)

PCAD id: 5157