Wittel Dormitory

Wittel Dormitory (HM19EQ)

Location: Auburn, AL 36830 Lee County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 36.24', W 85° 28.79'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 296 views
Inscription
Wittel Dormitory has long been admired as one of Auburn's most significant examples of classic nineteenth-century design. Built in the early 1900's by Samuel S. Wittel to house professional women, it also served as a home for three generations of the Wittel family. After World War II enrollment at the Polytechnic Institute, which is now Auburn University, rose dramatically and Wittel became Auburn's first dormitory for college women. The original structure features copper roof details, wood floors throughout, silver plate applied to the front entrance ceilings and Auburn's first elevator.
Details
HM NumberHM19EQ
Tags
Year Placed1999
Placed ByHistoric Chattahoochee Commission and the Auburn Heritage Association,
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 5:13pm PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 642645 N 3608407
Decimal Degrees32.60400000, -85.47983333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 36.24', W 85° 28.79'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 36' 14.40" N, 85° 28' 47.40" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 205 S Gay St, Auburn AL 36830, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?