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McFarlin Dormitory for Women Exterior View. c. 1955. 98-18-019, Trinity University History, Coates Library Special Collections & Archives, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas.

O’Neil Ford’s architecture “guided by the hills”

Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist February 3, 2021

I remember only a brief part of my first Trinity tour. My tour guide stopped outside of Storch Memorial Library—we faced the San Antonio skyline with our backs to the academic buildings. The tour...

Considering Chapman Center: Creation to restoration

Considering Chapman Center: Creation to restoration

Noelle Barrera April 4, 2019

Chapman Center, originally named Chapman Graduate Center, was formally dedicated on May 29, 1964. First conceived as a building for Trinity's emerging graduate student population, the original plans for...

Photo credit: Alexandra Parris

Noticing Northrup Hall: From chi to postmodernism and beyond

Noelle Barrera March 21, 2019

Graphic by Alexandra ParrisNorthrup Hall, designed in the 1970s by architect Robert Stern, is a fascinating building from an architectural perspective — it is split into two wings with a connecting...

The number of
applications to Trinity is estimated to reach at least 8,600 this year. That would result in a 35 percent acceptance rate, the lowest in recent memory. Photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer

Trinity reaches milestone in becoming a National Historic District

Cathy Terrace January 31, 2018

As Trinity moves forward with the development of the Campus Master Plan, the administration has been seeking designation as a National Historic District. The university’s application was approved by...

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