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Fritz Engineering Laboratory
Society: ASCEMain Category: CivilSub Category: Civil Engineering ProfessionEra: 1910-1919DateCreated: 1910Lehigh University BookstoreBethlehemState: PAZip: 18015Country: USAWebsite: http://www.asce.org/Project/Fritz-Engineering-Laboratory/Creator: Fritz, John

In 1907, John Fritz, known as the "Father of the Steel Industry in the United States," rejoined the Lehigh University Board of Trustees after an absence of a decade. He began the development of what would prove to be his greatest gift to Lehigh: a modern engineering laboratory and funding for its construction.

YearAdded:
1991
Image Credit: Courtesy Lehigh University Digital LibraryImage Caption: Fritz Engineering LaboratoryEra_date_from: 1910
Chandler Chemistry Laboratory
Society: ACSMain Category: ChemicalSub Category: Cradles of ChemistryEra: 1860-1869DateCreated: 1865Chandler-Ullmann HallBethlehemState: PAZip: 18015Country: USAWebsite: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/whatischemistry/landmarks/chandlerlaboratory.html, https://www.acs.org/content/dam/acsorg/education/whatischemistry/landmarks/chandlerlaboratory/chandler-laboratory-at-lehigh-university-historical-resource.pdfCreator: Chandler, William Henry , Hutton, Addison

The William H. Chandler Chemistry Laboratory was conceived and planned by William Henry Chandler (1841-1906), professor, chairman, librarian, and acting president of Lehigh University. Designed by Philadelphia architect Addison Hutton and erected between 1884 and 1885 at a cost of $200,000, the building set the standard for laboratory construction for the next half century.

YearAdded:
1994
Image Credit: Public Domain; Produced prior to 1/1/1923Image Caption: Chandler Chemistry LaboratoryEra_date_from: 1865
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