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Indiana University Purchases Former Republic Building to House J. Irwin Miller Program in Architecture

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Source: The Republic

An architecturally significant building constructed more than four decades ago to produce newspapers and anchor a downtown Columbus redevelopment has a new purpose.

The former Republic building, at 333 Second St., which became a National Historic Landmark in 2012, will become the home of Indiana University’s new Master of Architecture program that starts in the fall semester.

Indiana University officials made the announcement Monday evening with Columbus government, education and business representatives at the former newspaper plant, which was designed with an all-glass exterior by renowned architect Myron Goldsmith, and opened in 1971.

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