Shaw Hall

Shaw Hall

The hall houses 101 coed upperclassmen in single, double, triple and quad units.

History & Architecture

The building of Brick and Bedford is designed in an Academic Georgian style. Shaw was built in 1939, by William Gehron. The building is named in honor of Denison's 12th President Avery A. Shaw and his wife.

East Residential Quad
Shaw is named for Denison’s 12th president, Avery Shaw, who took office in 1927 and deftly shepherded the college through the Great Depression until 1939, when he turned 70 and was required to retire according to Denison’s constitutional by-laws.
William Gehron
Building Style 
Brick and Bedford limestone in the Academic Georgian style