Select Year    
Jasper Ward

 

Home  

Help   




Project History
  

Project Team  

Presentations  

Awards &    Recognition  

Methodology  

Contact Us   




 

Poetter Hall (SCAD)

Erected: 1893 Images
 Other building names:
Preston Hall (SCAD) (1979-1998)
Savannah Volunteer Guards Armory (1893-1978)
 

  336-344 Bull Street
 
  Address before 1897:
90-92 Bull Street (front)
113-123 Charlton Street (side)
 
 
Jasper Ward , Tything Lots 31, 32, 33
Other buildings on this site:
Female Orphan Asylum
Female Orphan Asylum locker building
Savannah Volunteer Guards Armory - open-air rifle range
Savannah Volunteer Guards Armory - store house
 


Building Characteristics of Initial Construction:
Architect: William G. Preston (Architect)
Probable Year of Construction: 1893 (Historic Savannah (1979))
Earliest Documentation of Construction: 1898 (Sanborn)
Architectural style: Romanesque Revival
Number of full stories: 3
Roof type:hipped
Plan type: axial
Structural type:masonry
Cladding material: red brick
 


Subsequent Transformation of the Building:
Nature of Change: footprint increase -- addition of an enclosed wooden rifle range
Earliest Documentation of Transformation: 1902 (Art work of Savannah and Augusta)
Roof type: shed
Structural type: wood frame
Cladding material: wood

Nature of Change: partial demolition -- rifle range demolished
Earliest Documentation of Transformation: 1915 (Sanborn)

Nature of Change: footprint increase -- addition of a enclosed swimming pool
Earliest Documentation of Transformation: 1916 (Sanborn)
Roof type: hipped
Structural type: masonry
Cladding material: red brick

Nature of Change: partial demolition -- swimming pool demolished
Earliest Documentation of Transformation: 1955 (Sanborn)

 


Occupants

Year Apt. House Part Occupant Occupation
2000
-
-
SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGNprofessional school
2000
-
-
EXHIBIT A GALLERY
-
2000
-
-
PRODUCTION LAB
-
1990
-
-
Savannah College of Art & Design
-
1980
-
-
Savannah College Of Art & Design
-
 

     View information for all 28 occupants.


Bibliography
  • "Historical Sketch of the Sav. Volunteer Guards". Unpublished manuscript located at the Georgia Historical Society, 1886.
  • Cox, James, Savannah Tour of Homes and Gardens. Savannah, Ga: Historic Savannah Foundation, 1996.
  • "Big Iron Guns on Bull Street". Smith, Unpublished manuscript located at the Georgia Historical Society. Savannah, Georgia, publication date unknown.
  • American Architect and Building News. January 14, 1893, no. 890, p.86.
  • Sanborn Map Company, Savannah. 1888.

  •      View all 28 bibliography entries.
    Click on an image for a larger version.


    View from the northwest. (1996)


    View from the northeast. (1998)


    Detail of the masonry swimming pool attached to the north side of the drill hall. View from the northwest. (1945)


    Looking north on Bull Street. (1911)


    Postcard view from the northwest. (1907)

    View all 9 images.
     
     

    © 1998-2014 Savannah College of Art and Design, Inc.  All rights reserved.