The Transylvania Times -

One-Hundred-Year-Old College Building To Be Demolished – Brevard, NC


July 18, 2019

The college's Ross Hall will be taken down this fall. (Times photo by Matt McGregor)

Brevard College's oldest building, the 100-year-old Ross Hall, will exit the stage of the institution's history through a controlled burn this fall to make way for "new opportunities."

Brevard College President David Joyce said, though the college "would love to keep it," the building has "passed its useful life."

"I will say that this was not an easy decision," he said. "You want to preserve your history, and buildings are a huge part of that, so we looked at all the possible ways we could give it new life and new purpose, but the cost to benefit was way out of proportion."

The cost to...

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