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Created in 1916, the University had a rock garden in this location until 1951.
Where was the site of the rock garden?
Answer: In the South Quad area where Madigan Laboratory now stands (Gregory and Goodwin)
Looking northwest along a path in the rock garden, the Observatory, Foellinger Auditorium, and Smith Memorial Music Hall are visible in the background.
Image 0003580 courtesy of the University of Illinois Archives.