AKA: Washington State University (WSU), Regents' Hill Dormitory Complex, Pullman, WA; Washington State University (WSU), Regents Hall Dormitory Complex, Pullman, WA

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

Designers: Thiry, Paul, FAIA, Architect (firm); Paul Albert Thiry Sr. (architect)

Dates: constructed 1951-1952

4 stories

Pullman, WA

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Designed by one of Seattle's earliest Modern architects, Paul Thiry, Sr., The Regent Hill complex was composed of a pair of four-story sections, later named McGregor Hall and Barnard Hall as well as Stearns Hall, connected with a nearby commons and dining hall. The stark Modern styling of the buildings took campus architecture in a contemporary direction at the time of its completion in 1952. Thiry would go on to design Scott / Coman Hall, another dormitory complex in 1958.

Building History

In 2010, Regents Hill was one of a number of Northside Halls Residence Halls on the WSU Campus. Others included Scott-Coman and Streit-Perham.

Building Notes

The American Institute of Architects (AIA), Washington State Chapter, gave the Regents' Hill Dormitory an Honor Award in 1953.

PCAD id: 5205