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Harrelson Hall

The partial demolition of Harrelson Hall.

Feb 2, 2017

Harrelson: From Savaged to Salvaged

Through the years, many people enjoyed tearing down Harrelson Hall figuratively and rejoiced in seeing it torn down literally last year. However, the promise to keep remnants of the iconic round building out of the landfill was fulfilled, as 95 percent of its non-hazardous materials and content were reclaimed and recycled. 

Aug 25, 2016

Crossroads of Campus

What will go in the Harrelson hole? Here's a vision for the Crossroads building, which could become the heart of main campus on the edge of the Brickyard. 

The partial demolition of Harrelson Hall.

Jul 11, 2016

Here’s to Harrelson

For more than 50 years, Harrelson Hall has loomed over the Brickyard like a flying saucer on stilts. Now the campus says goodbye to NC State's best-known oddity. 

Jun 16, 2016

Watch Harrelson’s Death Spiral

For those of you who get a morbid thrill out of watching the final days of Harrelson Hall—who doesn't?—pull up the live webcam of the piece-by-piece demolition of the first circular building ever built on a college campus. 

May 17, 2016

Harrelson’s Final Stand

When students come back for the fall semester, Harrelson Hall will be gone. 

Aug 5, 2015

Harrelson Hall: Reclaimed

Harrelson Hall will round out its service at NC State University by going to the recycling bin. Plans are to use at least 90 percent of reclaimed nonhazardous materials for other purposes. 

Harrelson Hall, due for demolition in 2016 or 2017.

Apr 1, 2015

April Fool’s!

You got roundly hoaxed—just like that time when you were a freshman and asked some seniors how to get to your class in Harrelson Hall and they said “You can’t miss it.” Plans to demolish the iconic cylindrical building — the first of its shape on any college campus — are currently scheduled for the summer…