Since its groundbreaking in 1891, Alexander Hall has held a special place in the hearts and minds of Seattle Pacific students, alumni, and faculty and staff members.
Updated January 14, 2016
Thanks to an outpouring of prayers and financial gifts and pledges from alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of Seattle Pacific University, the $6.2 million fundraising goal to restore historic Alexander Hall has successfully concluded.
More than 500 individual donations were received, more than 300 from Seattle Pacific alumni alone. Not only is Alexander Hall SPU’s first building, it is the place that first nurtured the University’s vision of scholarship in service to the world. It is held dear in the hearts of generations of students and professors who lived, learned, and taught within its walls. Thank you to all who have assured the landmark’s preservation for many more generations to come.
In honor of the historic red brick building’s restoration project and the University’s upcoming quasquicentennial (i.e., 125th anniversary), Response brings you a series to celebrate the building and the University community — that continues to prepare graduates to live lives of service.
Red Brick and Brown Mud
Alexander Hall’s Humble Start and Gutsy Vision
Sinatra and Canned Soup
Residents Recall: There’s No Place Like Alexander Hall
Stately and Eccentric
Alexander Hall, Academic Center: Home to Deep Conversations — and a Few Quirks
The Alexander Hall Story
Discover more about the restoration project, how you can get involved, and how you can share your own memories of the historic building.