The Max Kade German House, The Ohio State University


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Date
Dedicated and renovated to Max Kade German House on October 11, 1996
Description
This building is located at 141 W. 11th Avenue, Columbus, OH, 43201 This building is building number 965. German House is used for Germanic Languages and Literatures. German House is a three story residence hall with resident rooms on floors two and three. It is part of the William H. Hall Student Residential Complex. The Max Kade German House (Living Learning Center) at the Ohio State University was officially dedicated on October 11, 1996. The renovation of the early 1900's house was made possible by a generous gift from the Max Kade Foundation. The Max Kade House provides housing for undergraduate students above the first-year level in German, one graduate student who is a native speaker, and one graduate student who serves as the resident advisor. The house serves as an "immersion environment" where German is spoken exclusively. Students can also enjoy satellite broadcasts of Die Deutsche Welle on the television. Other events at the Kade house include the Kaffeestunde (coffee and conversation hour), meetings of the German Club, German film screenings, guest lectures, receptions, and informal presentations. The Max Kade House (Living Learning Center) at The Ohio State University is a central part of the linguistic, cultural, and intellectual atmosphere of the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures.
Style/Period
1900s (1900 - 1909)