The University of Kentucky built the Kirwan-Blanding residence hall complex 1967-1968 on the south end of campus on Woodland Avenue. It consists of two 264-foot-tall, 23-story towers and surrounding lower buildings in a park-like setting connected by tall canopies.
The University of Kentucky built the Kirwan-Blanding residence hall complex 1967-1968 on the south end of campus on Woodland Avenue. It consists of two 264-foot-tall, 23-story towers and surrounding lower buildings in a park-like setting connected by tall canopies. Herald-Leader
The University of Kentucky built the Kirwan-Blanding residence hall complex 1967-1968 on the south end of campus on Woodland Avenue. It consists of two 264-foot-tall, 23-story towers and surrounding lower buildings in a park-like setting connected by tall canopies. Herald-Leader

Tom Eblen: Architecture of UK's modernist buildings not for everyone — but they're worth saving anyway

April 27, 2013 06:23 PM

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.