KU Style Guide
BUILDING NAMES AND PRONUNCIATIONS
Never abbreviate. Capitalize the proper names of buildings, including the word building if it is an integral part of the proper name: the Empire State Building, Beekey Education Center,
de Francesco Building, Grim Science Building, Honors Building, Sharadin Arts Building, Kemp Building, borough of Kutztown, Maxatawny Township, etc.
Kutztown University Buildings
— Academic Forum
— Admissions Center
— Alumni Plaza
— Beck Hall
— Beekey Education Center
— Berks Hall
— Boehm Science Center – Boehm rhymes with name.
— Bonner Hall
— Boxwood House
— Campus Store
— College Hill Memorial Grove
— Deatrick Hall
— de Francesco Building – DEE-fran-chess-co. Space after the second letter, and the third letter is capitalized, not the first.
— Dixon Hall
— Dixon Marketplace
— DMZ – the open space located between residence halls on south campus.
— Facilities Maintenance Building
— Freyberger Schoolhouse
— Georgian Room
— Golden Bear Plaza
— Golden Bear Village South - apartment-style residential complex; not a residence hall.
— Golden Bear Village West - apartment-style residential complex; not a residence hall.
— Graduate Center
— Grim Family Homestead - formerly Maple Manor
— Grim Science Building
— Health and Wellness Center
— Honors Building
— Johnson Hall
— Keystone Courts – Tennis
— Keystone Field
— Keystone Hall
— Kutztown – the accurate way to say Kutztown: the first syllable "KUTZ" rhymes with "PUTS" or if the plural of foot was "FOOTS."
— Lehigh Hall
— Lytle Hall – LIE-tuhl. Rhymes with title.
— Marcon Platz
— McFarland Student Union Building
— Miller Gallery
— Multicultural Center
— North Campus Field – Baseball
— North Campus Field – Softball
— O’Pake Fieldhouse
— Old Main
— Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center
— Poplar House
— President’s House
— Rhein Environmental Study Area
— Rickenbach Learning Center – last syllable rhymes with hawk, not hack. The official name is Rickenbach Research and Learning Center. The Learning Center is in Rickenbach. First references to the Learning Center as if it were a building are confusing to many students and visitors. Upon second reference in a story or document “the Learning Center” is appropriate.
— Risley Hall – RIZZ-lee
— Rohrbach Library – ROAR-bok
— Rothermel Hall – RAW-thurr-mull
— Schaeffer Auditorium
— Schock Education House
— Schuylkill Hall – SKOO-kuhl
— Sharadin Arts Building
— South Dining Hall
— St. Christopher Catholic Newman Center
— Stratton Administration Center
— Student Recreation Center
— University Field at Andre Reed Stadium
— University Place
— Wiesenberger Alumni Center – WEE-zen-burr-gur