Old UT Photos

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  1. Dionysus

    Dionysus Cocky + Relaxed Admin

    Opened in 1933, UT’s W.C. Hogg Building originally housed geology, encircled with one-of-a-kind terra cotta friezes of dinosaurs, quartz crystals, shells, and early life. “O Earth, what changes hast thou seen,” is a quote from Tennyson. It’s now the Natural Sciences HQ.

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  2. Giovanni Jones

    Giovanni Jones 1,000+ Posts

    I had never noticed that. Beautiful stuff!
     
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  3. Dionysus

    Dionysus Cocky + Relaxed Admin

    April 4, 1924: Groundbreaking for Texas Memorial Stadium. Instead of gold shovels, four explosives were set off at each of the football field’s corners. The last caused the collapse of the speaker’s platform, with Texas Governor Pat Neff present. No one was injured.

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  4. Dionysus

    Dionysus Cocky + Relaxed Admin

    1936: A portrait of Sutton Hall when it was home to the College of Education. The building is now a part of the School of Architecture. Peeking over the roof is the UT Tower under constriction.

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  5. Dionysus

    Dionysus Cocky + Relaxed Admin

    1931: Architect Paul Cret’s first proposed rendition of UT’s Main Building included a short, massive Tower to house the book stacks for the central library. Battle Hall is on the left, Garrison Hall on the right.

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  6. TEXnSEATTLE

    TEXnSEATTLE 1,000+ Posts

    somewhat underwhelming, eh??? basic design is there...it was a start!
     
  7. TexEx96

    TexEx96 < 25 Posts

    Are there any pictures of the west side upper deck of DKR-TMS under construction? It was constructed in the early 1970s (~1971). I've tried to find construction pictures to no avail.
     
  8. TEXnSEATTLE

    TEXnSEATTLE 1,000+ Posts

    it would be the coolest thing to take your TIME MACHINE and go back and bring them to DKR, today.....can you imagine?!
     
  9. TEXnSEATTLE

    TEXnSEATTLE 1,000+ Posts

    the lettering of BELLMONT HALL....it's like the lettering a brand new DO-NUT SHOP in a strip mall in "whatever" city, in the worst part of town would have......
     

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