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Hall Building's 50th Anniversary

The construction of the Henry F. Hall Building on Burnside Street (now de Maisonneuve) officially started on March 27, 1964. The Official Ground Breaking Ceremony was held on April 17, 1964. The Hon. Paul Gérin-Lajoie, Minister of Education at the time, layed the cornerstone on May 8, 1965.

Inaugurated on October 14, 1966, the Henry F. Hall Building is named after Henry F. Hall, who is an important figure of Sir George Williams University.

Ground Breaking Ceremony on April 17, 1964

Postgrad, April 1964
Henry F. Hall operating the excavator.

Laying of the Cornerstone on May 8, 1965.

The Hon. Paul Gérin-Lajoie laying the Cornerstone.
Excerpt from the ceremony

Construction, 1964-1966

Postgrad, December 1964
Postgrad, Fall 1965

Inauguration on October 14, 1966

Robert C. Rae, Principal, Henry F. Hall, the Hon. Jean-Jacques Bertrand, Richard G. Thompson, President of the Association of Alumni, and Fraser Fulton, Chancellor.
The Gergian, October 14, 1966 The Georgian, October 14, 1966
Principal Emeritus Henry F. Hall and Minister of Education Jean-Jacques Bertrand cut the ribbon under the watchful eye of Principal Robert C. Rae and Chancellor Fraser Fulton.

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