Marshall tears down old dorm to create green space


HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Marshall University has torn down an old dormitory to create green space on its campus.Demolition of Hodges Hall began Saturday and was completed Tuesday.Marshall spokesman Dave Wellman tells The Herald-Dispatch that the cost of deferred maintenance also was a factor in the decision to tear down the building.Hodges Hall was built in 1937 during Marshall's centennial year and served as a dormitory until 2007. Marshall then used the building as office space for the community college and for storage.
 
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