Amid the hustle and bustle of beeping cars squeezing past one another on West University Avenue stands one of UF’s first buildings, Thomas Hall, virtually unchanged since 1906.
But this Fall, Thomas Hall will take one step closer to the 21st century with its first air conditioning units.
Jen Gresley, the Murphree Area coordinator, said the windows in the dorm rooms were recently replaced to prepare for the units.
The UF Board of Governors has not finalized Fall prices for Thomas Hall yet. Its sister dorm, Buckman Hall, has had air conditioning since Fall, and it was more expensive than Thomas Hall this academic year.
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