Read Hall

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Photo of the front of Read Hall, located on East Green

Building Type:
Residence Hall

Campus Green:
East Green

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Current Use

Read Hall is located in the East Green, coordinates J-4 on the campus map. It is marked as #60 on the map.

Read Hall, located on East Green, is a residence hall.

Residence Services provides more detailed information online.


Read Hall was built in 1954 and originally housed 211 men.

Daniel Read

Read Hall was named in honor of Daniel Read, a native of Marietta, OH. Educated at Ohio University he also received an honorary degree from Asbury College. He was a preceptor of Ohio University's preparatory department, professor of Ancient Languages, Latin, and Political Economy, and served as Vice President of the University.


48 East Green Dr., Athens, OH 45701 (Directions)

The East Green

The East Green on Ohio University's Athens campus.

East Green is Ohio University's most convenient green for business, math and computer science majors due to its convenient location near Morton Hall and College Green. Notable buildings on this green include Jefferson Hall, Shively Hall, Gamertsfelder Hall and Perkins Hall.

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