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Shaw Hall

Established: 
1939
Current Use: 

The hall houses 101 coed upper class students 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
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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.
Designer/Architect: 
William Gehron
Building Style: 
Brick and Bedford limestone in the Academic Georgian style