Child Development Center

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Photo of a playset at the Child Development Center, locat the The Ridges

Building Type:
Mixed Use

Campus Green:
Ridges Green

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Current Use

The Child Development Center is located at The Ridges in building 27, coordinates B-7 on the campus map. It is marked as #227 on the map.


Building 27 was built in 1885 and was the horse stables for the Athens Lunatic Asylum.


161 Horse Barn Lane, Athens, OH 45701 (Directions)

The Ridges Green

The Ridges Green on Ohio University's Athens campus.

The Ridges is on the hill across the Hocking River from the West Green. This part of the Athens Campus was previously the Athens Mental Health Center, a regional psychiatric hospital. Notable buildings on this green include Lin Hall, Kennedy Museum and Ridges Auditorium.

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