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Chapelle Administration Building

Columbia, South Carolina
County of Richland.
1530 Harden Street
National Register Number: 76001710
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Educational facility - related. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2002.
Congressional District: SC-6 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Administrative building for Allen University..

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 8, 1976):
This is one of the finest works of John Anderson Lankford (1874-1942), a pioneer Black architect who helped gain recognition for Afro-American architects in the architectural community.

Condition:
The Chapelle Administration Building was severely deteriorated.

Restoration of the Chapelle Administration Building was completed in 2001 using a grant from the Historic Black Colleges and Universities fund.


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