Parks Hall

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Photo of Parks Hall at Ohio University

Building Type:
Mixed Use

Campus Green:
West Green

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Current Use

Parks Hall is located in the West Green, coordinates D-4 on the campus map. It is marked as #125 on the map.

Parks Hall is currently vacant (as of March 2024).


Parks Hall previously housed Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine's Diabetes Institute.

Parks Hall, built in 1962, was originally used as a residence hall when it first opened. It was originally known as West Green building number 4. Major renovations were made in 1983 and the College of Medicine moved into the building.

George C. Parks

Parks Hall was named in honor of George C. Parks, a 1908 graduate of Ohio University. He served for 40 years as an accounting professor, business manager, treasurer, and secretary of the Board of Trustees.


230 Parks Hall, Athens, OH 45701 (Directions)

The West Green

The West Green on Ohio University's Athens campus.

West Green is the home of many engineering majors and athletes due to the ready access of Stocker Center and Peden Stadium. Notable buildings on this green include Boyd Hall, Grover Center, Convocation Center and Academic & Research Center.

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