I got a couple of emails from readers asking for “Before” and “After” shots of Allen Center. Sensing a groundswell, I’ve decided to fulfill this admittedly reasonable request.
Here’s the only picture I have with me of a roughly complete three-story exterior, taken in early 1967:
And here’s a 1996 photo from the Campus Photographer’s collection (probably taken by Tommy Lavergne?) that gives a good view of the added top floor:
And for good measure here’s a look at the cashier’s office, circa 1970, taken from behind the desk. That’s quite a machine.