Building Name: McConnell Hall
Other Names: Residence dining, Residence cafeteria
Civic Address: 19 Bailey Dr.
Sod Turning: 1960
Cornerstone Laying: [1960?]
Opened for Use: 15 September 1961
Official Opening: 5 October 1961
Architect: ADI; Larson and Larson
Named for: John Wilson McConnell, publisher of the Montreal Star and philanthropist (building officially named 22 September 1961)
Renovations/changes/additions: New wings added 1965; renovations in 2004 increased the building's capacity as well as created new serving stations.
- Leroux, John. Building A University: The Architecture of UNB. Fredericton: Goose Lane Editions, 2010, p. 77, 81.
- UA Case 123; Section 3, Box 1; McConnell Hall.
- UA Case 122, Section 3; Chronological Listing of Buildings.
- UNB Scrapbooks (UA RG 100), June - December 1961
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