Missouri plans $23 million renovation of 3 halls

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri plans to renovate three buildings around its central quadrangle, including the main administration building.

The $23 million plan must still be approved by the Board of Curators.

The university said in a news release that Pickard, Swallow and Jesse Hall would be renovated. Jesse Hall is the administration building, Pickard houses the Museum of Art and Archaeology and Swallow holds the Museum of Anthropology.

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/123EC1l ) that when the work is done, the Museum of Anthropology and the Museum of Art and Archaeology will be relocated to the former Ellis Fischel Cancer Center. The former cancer center will be renamed Mizzou North.

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Information from: Columbia Daily Tribune, http://www.columbiatribune.com

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