Temporary Building No. 1
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Temporary Building

Name: Temporary Building No. 1

Year Built: 1898

Architect: Ernest Varian

Today: Houses classrooms and offices for Arts & Sciences faculty

Did You Know: Today, the outline of the original western porch of the hospital can be seen on the western exterior of the Clare Small Building on campus.

Once Upon a Time: Temporary Building No. 1 was originally designed as a teaching hospital for CU’s medical school. During the 1918 Influenza epidemic, the hospital was used as an infirmary and staff provided care to the campus community as well as citizens of Boulder County.

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Information and photos courtesy CU Heritage Center