Construction of the Arts Building addition
Description
Creator
Hebert, Ray, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Black and white photograph of the construction of the east wing of the Arts Building at Waterloo Lutheran University. A crane is moving a steel girder onto the superstructure of the addition. Construction workers are standing on the girders.
Notes
The Arts Building was constructed in 1953. The east wing was added in 1963.

Wilfrid Laurier University is located in Waterloo, Ontario. It began in 1911 as the Evangelical Lutheran Seminary of Canada. In 1924 Waterloo College was established, providing courses in post-secondary education. In 1960 Waterloo College became Waterloo Lutheran University, and in 1973 changed its name to Wilfrid Laurier University.
Inscriptions
Reverse: Tuesday, March 26/63 -- Steel girders are moved into place on the superstructure of the addition to the Arts building at Waterloo Lutheran University. To be completed in September, the building will have an amphitheatre accommodating 300, new Torque Room serving light lunches, and additional classroom facilities for Geography and language departments. Cost of the addition, including furnishings, is $650,000. (Ray Hebert photo)
Date of Original
March 26, 1963
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 24.5cm
Image Height: 19.5cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
U57_471
Collection
Wilfrid Laurier University photograph collection
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4668 Longitude: -80.51639
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation
Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
Contact
Wilfrid Laurier University Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON Canada N2L 3C5

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Construction of the Arts Building addition


Black and white photograph of the construction of the east wing of the Arts Building at Waterloo Lutheran University. A crane is moving a steel girder onto the superstructure of the addition. Construction workers are standing on the girders.