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Rhode Island School of Design

RISD Architectural Drawings: Memorial Hall

Building History

Name Memorial Hall
aka Central Congregational Church
Location 226 Benefit Street
Acquired 1902 October 20
Construction Date 1851-1852
Original Plans No
Architect Thomas Alexander Tefft
Plat / Lot 12/99

Memorial Hall, 1935-2007

Descriptive Title Date
Plan RISD 1935
Plan for Industrial Design Dept. 1946
Second Floor Plan & Plan to Alter Stairway 1947
Degree Project - RISD Student Union circa 1950-1955
Plan for Kitchen 1958
Interior Plans 1959
Auditorium 1961
Bookstore Plan - Preliminary 1961
Lighting Plan - Auditorium 1961
Proposed Snack Bar 1964
Proposed Snack Bar - Exterior Stair Detail 1964
Proposed Snack bar - Basement Level 1964
Post Office and Bookstore 1964
Bookstore Plan 1964
Floor Plans 1964
Proposed Bridge Museum to Memorial Hall 1964
Proposed Door & Window Treatment - Basement Stair Entrance 1965
Post Office and Bookstore 1965
Post Office and Bookstore 1965
Post Office and Bookstore 1965
Book Store Layout 1969
Plan of Dining Hall at Upper Level circa 1970
Revised Plan for Lower Memorial Hall - RISD - Tap Room Facilities 1970
Museum expansion plans using Memorial Hall and Central Block parking lot. 1971
Letter Box Arrangement 1971
Old Sculpture Studio & Foundry 1971
Proposed Alterations to make use of Existing Balcony 1971
Plan of RISD Camera Club 1971
Bar Stair Exit 1971
Book Shop - Proposed Compression 1972
Memorial Hall - A New Life for an Old Church 1972
Alterations to Electrical Wiring 1973
Roof Framing Plan 1974
Memorial Hall Elevation 1975
Floor Plans 1975
Proposed Stair Arrangement & Fire Enclosure 2nd to 3rd Floor 1975
Proposed Stair Arrangement 3rd to 2nd floor 1976-1978
Floor Plans 1978
Upper Floor Classroom Partitions 1980
New Classroom Layout - Partitions 1980
Floor Plans - Existing Conditions. 1981
Entry Level - 1st Floor 1981
Renovations Schematics including new Library. 1982
Floor Plans 1982
Floor Plans 1982
Floor Plans 1982
Floor Plans 1982
Section Looking East. 1982
East Elevation. 1982
Option B1 - Section Looking North. 1983
Plan of level D. 1983
Program 83 - Option B 1983
Fire Code Work 1984
Security System - Bookstore & Post Office 1985
Honeywell, Inc. - Alarm System (?) 1985
2nd Floor Renovation Work 1985
Lavatory Renovation - Part Basement Plan 1986
Section looking South 1988
Floor Plans 1992
Proposed Renovations - 2nd Floor. 1994
Snack Bar Alterations 1994
Tap Room - Partial Plan, 3rd Floor 1994
RISD Memorial Hall 2006-2007
Memorial Hall Electrical As-builts 2007
Memorial Hall Security System As-builts 2007
Floor Plans - Pencil. undated
Floor Plans undated
Floor Plan - Snack Bar Level undated
Details - Proposed Bookstore undated
Floor Plan showing Projection Booth undated
Auditorium undated
Floor Plans undated
Floor Plans undated
Plan of Lower Memorial Hall undated
Memorial Hall - Floor Plan undated
Memorial Hall - Floor Plans undated
Floor Plan - 2nd floor undated