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Hayes Hall is named for former Governor and President, Rutherford B. Hayes. Its design was based on that of the Harvard Law School. Built of brown ashlar sandstone and red pressed brick, the building has the solid, robust quality of the Romanesque Revival style.  Its most prominent feature is the large entrance arch, which is set into the quarry-faced sandstone first story.  Two-story wings flank the hall’s main three-story pavilion.