Academic Building Number 2
Address: Queens College Campus, Kissena Boulevard
Architect: Moore and Hutchins Partnership
Current Status: Extant
Award: Bronze Plaque for Schools and Colleges
Typology: School or College
This building’s 13-story tower is visible from most points on the Queens College campus, acting as a focal point for administrative and classroom uses. The structure consists of the central tower and several wings of varying heights. The finishes are brick and steel with aluminum panels and windows, and metal canopies over all entrances. Queens College went through a major expansion throughout the 1960s and five of its buildings won Building Awards including the Colden Center, dining hall, and this one being the last.