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THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

Tennis Courts

Timelines

  • (1916- .) Various architects.
  • (1971). Covered Tennis Courts. Architects: Unthank Seder Poticha; Builder: Howard Nelson Construction Co.
    This innovative structure won a citation in the annual awards presented by the periodical, Progressive Architecture.
  • (2000). Student Indoor Tennis Center. Architect: TBG Architects.
    Replaced the four covered courts razed to make way for the new SRC.
    More information: TBG Architects & Planners

Bibliography

Books & Parts of Books

  • "Tennis and Handball Courts," in Style and Vernacular: A Guide to the Architecture of Lane County, Oregon. Portland: Western Imprints, 1983, p. 52..

Journal Articles

"The Eighteenth Annual P/A Design Awards," Progressive Architecture 52 (Jan. 1971): entire issue.

Newspaper Articles (arranged chronologically)

1916-30

  • "Tennis courts begun," Daily Emerald, 02/29/1916, 1.
  • "Small shack on old tennis court arouses curiosity," Daily Emerald, 02/07/1924, 1.
  • "Cottage to be built near tennis courts," Daily Emerald, 03/27/1924, 2.
  • "Clubhouse planned near tennis courts," Daily Emerald, 04/02/1924, 3.

1950s

  • "University constructs eight tennis courts, to be ready in spring of 1957", Daily Emerald, 10/08/1956, 7.

1960s

  • "Tennis courts' lighting to begin," Daily Emerald, 04/05/1967, 3.
  • "Committee approves recreational facilities," Daily Emerald, 09/23/1969, 15.
  • "Covered tennis courts may replace PE bubble," Daily Emerald, 10/14/1969, 8.
  • "Tennis buffs need new courts," Daily Emerald, 10/24/1969, 10.
  • "State Board approves tennis, handball courts.," Daily Emerald, 10/28/1969, 1.

1970s

  • "The proposed slat-roofed tennis and handball courts," Daily Emerald, 01/27/1970, 1.
  • "Slat-rooved courts prove facorable in wind tunnel tests," Daily Emerald, 02/13/1970, 2.
  • "Tennis court plans hurdle committee," Daily Emerald, 02/24/1970, 3.
  • "Freshman live-in policy dropped by State Board," Daily Emerald, 03/11/1970, 1.
  • "State lifts building freeze; tennis courts," Daily Emerald, 06/24/1970, 10.
  • "New UO covered tennis court ready for use," Register Guard , 1971/10/11 , 1B.
  • "State Board okays emergency clause," Daily Emerald, 10/27/1970, 1.
  • "Tennis court bids accepted," Daily Emerald, 12/03/1970, 2.
  • "The University's new tennis and handball courts, picture", Daily Emerald, 06/02/1971, 1.
  • "Covered courts ready, picture", Daily Emerald, 10/08/1971, 1.
  • "Tennis court survives weather," Daily Emerald, 02/08/1972, 8.
  • "ASUO may sue board over dormitory issue, dorm revenue used for sports facilities.", Daily Emerald, 01/28/1976, 1.
  • "Chancellor denies actions illegal, dorm revenue used for sports facilities.", Daily Emerald, 01/29/1976, 1.
  • "No answer, sports facilities built with dorm funds?", Daily Emerald, 02/02/1976, 4.
  • "Board rejects students; claim to surplus dormitory revenue," Daily Emerald, 02/03/1976, 1.
  • "Dorm plaintiff charges board 'irresponsible.'," Daily Emerald, 02/04/1976, 1.
  • "Students to file tennis court suit today, claim State Board used dorm revenue illegally to build courts.", Daily Emerald, 03/01/1976, 1
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