Family members of Smith Hall benefactor and namesake Irma I. Smith will speak at an open house Saturday, according to event organizers. The event aims to raise awareness about the building and KU’s plans to demolish it.
”Irma I. Smith Hall can’t speak for itself. But as it possibly faces the wrecking ball, we seek to share its history and relevance as a significant, intact example of midcentury modern architecture,” Tom Harper writes in this column.
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