Archive for Monday, July 31, 2006

Old Home Town - 40 years ago

July 31, 2006


The $2.5 million Naismith Hall at Kansas University, built by Northwestern Mutual Life of Milwaukee, was one of 27 such dormitories being set up on a private basis at a cost of more than $101 million to the firm. It represented a new trend in college housing, creating privately financed dorms that paid taxes as opposed to the non-taxable university-operated dorms.


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