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University Court and Observatory Hill

Note: University Court was located on the north and southside of Hospital Drive east of Hitt Street, between where the Virigina Avenue garage and University Terrace apartments are located today. Observatory Hill was located near the northeast intersection of Maryland Avenue and Stadium Drive.

Map of faculty housing area (University Court) and University Terrace, ca. 1969
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Aerial view of temporary housing (University Court is visible in the far right corner of the photo)
(photo: Olson, James C. The University of Missouri: an Illustrated History. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1988)
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Photograph of Observatory Hill
(courtesy of UMC Archives: C: 1/81/1)
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Photograph of fire alarm in Observatory Hill
(courtesy of UMC Archives: C: 1/81/1)
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Photograph of University Court
(courtesy of UMC Archives: C: 1/81/1)
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Photograph of University Court
(courtesy of UMC Archives: C: 1/81/1)
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