On verso of Image: Curved to take maximum advantage of a view of Bellingham Bay are Nash and Mathes Halls, forming the southern gateway to the Western Washington State College campus. The two buildings received awards for design excellence from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. TO SUNSET. 6/75.
On image verso: Martin Photo. Curved to take advantage of the surrounding view are Nash and Mathes Halls, residence halls dedicated October 11 by Governor Dan Evans. The curved plan also reduces the "institutional" effect of long interior hallways. Nash Hall, left, provides quarters for 300 men students on 7 floors. Mathes Hall, 8 stories tall, is a residence for 300 women. The two buildings were designed by architect Henry Klein of Mount Vernon. Multiple copies available