J.L. Daniel Laboratory

  • The building was occupied the same year ground was broken, in 1942

The J.L. Daniel Laboratory was built for research in 1942, with a total construction cost of $333,000. Constructed in 1942, the building is a product of the New Deal, Public Works Administration (PWA) program. The building was designed by Bush-Brown, Gailey, Heffernan & Associates (BushBrown & M.L. Jorgensen) and represents the use of the Collegiate Gothic style on campus.

After the fourth floor was added in 1963, the building covered 22,294 square feet. In 1994, the building was renovated to the state it is currently in. The building houses laboratories for engineering schools.

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Honorary- The J.L. Daniel Laboratory was named in honor of Daniel after his years of service to Georgia Tech as a Professor and Head of the Department for Chemistry.

J.L. Daniel

J.L Daniel was a professor and head of the Chemistry Department at Georgia Tech in the 1940s.