Harold E. Montag Residence Hall

  • Built: 1972
  • Renovated: 2011
  • Cost: $632,000
  • Houses 114 rooms on 4 floors

The Harold E. Montag Residence Hall, located on McMillan Street, is the Pre-Health residence Hall. It is named after Harold Edward Montag, a 1918 mechanical engineering graduate. The building was built in 1972 and was last renovated in 2011. The residence hall has 114 two-person rooms with a shared bathroom on each of the four floors.

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Philanthropy - The building was named after Harold E. Montag because of his generosity to the institute

Harold E. Montag

Harold Edward Montag was born on September 8, 1897 and graduated from Georgia Tech in 1918 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. His senior quote in the Blueprint was the following: "'Girls and Steam Engines will not mix.' Moral: Cut out Steam Engines." He was a member of the ANAK Society, the oldest secret honor society at Georgia Tech. Montag owned the Montag Brothers' Paper Company, formerly one of the largest paper manufacturing and stationary companies in the United States. He was a generous donor to the institute, and the building was named in honor of his generosity.