A Closer Look: UB's Hayes Hall
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Friday, September 23, 2016
With its weathered-gray stone and clock tower, Hayes Hall has long been the most recognizable structure on the University at Buffalo’s South Campus.
The building, which currently houses UB’s School of Architecture and Planning, has had multiple uses since its construction in the late 1870s as an insane asylum.
In 1909, officials of the University of Buffalo acquired the building to make it the cornerstone of a new campus. The building reopened earlier this year after a $44 million overhaul. It recently was named to the National Register of Historic Places. UB officials planned to mark its reopening with events today and Saturday.