Historic TAMU Campus Core to See Pedestrian Friendly Changes According to 2017 Master Plan

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The Historic Core of the campus is the original area of the University dating back to the end of the 19th century. The zone can be loosely defined as bordered by Ross Street, Bizzell Street, Lubbock Street and Wellborn Road. The area is predominantly brick and stone buildings that range from one story to sixteen stories (O&M Tower). Many of the buildings that are still present within the zone date back to as early as 1909. Nearly half of the buildings are considered Heritage or Historic, notably including Nagle Hall (1909), Academic Building (1914), J.K. Williams Administration Building (1932), and the Memorial Student Center (1951).

Master Plan is not identifying any buildings to be demolished. Instead, certain buildings were selected to be assessed based on three categories: low density, low on the FCI index, or how present growth opportunities relate to the site…

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