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available far students and three for staff members. Gerald Burke, married stmli'iil housing. arr/ec/ Students Live In Modern Apartments Since the war, adequate lious- in.q for married students has presented a major problem to college and university adminis- j tra'ors the nation, over. SUI, to keep pace with the 1 increasing increasing demand, oi'fers 747 units to married students including ihc recently-completed 53-apart- menl Parklawn project. These units range from the modern apartments in the half- million Parklawn building to the quonset cot 1 ages in the 10 temporary temporary residence areas. Influx After War Following the war. when hundreds hundreds of veterans and their families families .came to the campus, SUI set up trailers, quonset huts, and barracks to meet demands..! Thc once-thriving trailer area,] village, was abandoned abandoned in 1953. and more permanent residences were established. 10 Cottage Areas There are 10 university owned and maintained cottage apartment apartment areas. All the units, with the exception of the six-unit Capitol street apartments, are west of the Iowa river. They' North park, 12 units; Quonsct park, 50: "Riverside park, 100. and Tempi in park, 38. All arc located near the SUI art build- in 2. Near Wesllawn, dormitory for nursing" students, is Westlawn Westlawn park with 48 units. The largest area is Finkbine park wi!h 272 apartments, located located nuar the University hospitals. hospitals. In the same area is Central, '22 units. Stadium park, 24 units, is near I ho Quadrangle, men's dormitory. A Community Thc married .student*;' housing areas arc more than just places lo live. They are. communities in whic!i students with similar prnblcms ;md similar interests can v.'ui'li- and live together. Married students participate? in hi'nmiMral .sports, are' repre- sented on the SUI Student Council, Council, have a cooperative baby sit- j 1 ting league maintained by moth-j ers, and have a playground forj the childrsn. • j Applications for cottage apart-; mcnts should be made at the] dormitory assignment office, room 7, University hall. The applicant's applicant's name is then added to the list for the type of housing he desires. . 9 •• Veterans with children are given given first preference; non-veterans non-veterans with children are next in line. Veterans with children are given preference over other veterans. veterans. With the university making every effort to fill all the needs of the married student, members members of the university community community will be more than adequate- lv housed. get the \

Clipped from The Daily Iowan27 Aug 1955, SatPage 69

The Daily Iowan (Iowa City, Iowa)27 Aug 1955, SatPage 69
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