So You Think You Know DePaul – February 2013

15 Feb
Source: DePaul Digital Collections

Source: DePaul Digital Collections

It’s the week of Valentine’s Day, and we can’t help but think about how much we love DePaul’s campus! Today’s trivia question brings in some nostalgia about the history of DePaul’s older buildings. This space, buillt in 1907, was originally built for the arts and was later transformed into a gymnasium where the Blue Demon basketball team played 1920-1957. The building caught fire in 1969 and was torn down in 1979. The Ray Meyer Fitness Center now stands on that site. What is the full name of the vintage building pictured here?
Hint: The space was nicknamed “The Barn.”

Happy guessing! And remember these trivia rules:

  • To enter, post your answer in the comments section by clicking “Leave a Comment” below.
  • The contest will be open Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, from 12:30 p.m. Central through 4 p.m. Central.

All of the correct answers will be compiled and a winner from that group will be drawn at random to win the prize.

9 Responses to “So You Think You Know DePaul – February 2013”

  1. will gross February 15, 2013 at 12:34 pm #

    the University Auditorium

    • Yanira Soriano February 15, 2013 at 12:44 pm #

      The full name was University Auditorium

    • Jennifer O'Brien February 15, 2013 at 12:45 pm #

      The College Theater

      • Cassandra Boose February 15, 2013 at 1:25 pm #

        University Auditorium

  2. Marilyn February 15, 2013 at 1:15 pm #

    The College Theater

  3. Tracy c/o '94 February 15, 2013 at 2:55 pm #

    University Auditorium

  4. Kathy P February 15, 2013 at 3:34 pm #

    The DePaul University Auditorium

  5. alumnisocialmedia February 15, 2013 at 4:28 pm #

    Thanks to everyone who participated in the trivia contest! This month’s topic was a hard one. The correct answer: College Theater. After the random drawing, our winner is Marilyn – congrats! Watch for more trivia next month and send your own ideas to

  6. Jim Lenihan February 15, 2013 at 5:04 pm #

    The College Theater

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