Purdue Armory repurposing plans halted for now

A building with a historic past on Purdue's campus is staying the way it is, at least for now.

Posted: Aug 12, 2019 12:32 PM
Updated: Aug 12, 2019 12:32 PM

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afternoon. 3 new at noon -- a building with a historic past on purdue's campus is staying the way it is, at least for now. purdue president mitch daniels says the university will not be making any major changes to the armory.in april, cadets in the r-o-t-c program shared concern about purdue's plan to repurpose the building. university officials were tossing around ideas to better utilize the space.there were rumors part of the armory could turn into residential dining and retail.daniels says over the summer, crews cleaned up lead residue in the armory. and that has opened up the opportunity for other uses of the space. 3<now that it has been cleaned up and spruced up a little, we can use it for events or dinners or other functions to get a little more use out of that wonderful facility. > the building has stood on university and 3rd streets since 1918.it's one of the only large, general-purpose spaces
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