January 20, 1941, pages 1-43. Files are large and may take several moments to download.
Cotchett Education Building (Bldg 002)
Completion Date: 1941
Square Feet: 51,106
Architect: Office of State Architect
Construction System: Concrete frame and exterior, tile roof
Construction Cost: $14,429,884
Architectural Style: Mission Revival
Cal Poly President: Julian A. McPhee (1933-1966)
California was the birthplace of the Mission Revival style, popular from the 1890s to the 1920s. The style was employed extensively throughout the western United States due in large part to the Santa Fe and Southern Pacific Railroads adopting this style for their stations. Building named for Joseph Cotchett, Cal Poly 1960 (Engr). Graduated from Hastings Law School. Named one of nation's 100 most influential attorneys. Donated to Education funds.