Claudia Cohen Hall facade through trees

Claudia Cohen Hall, opened for use by the University's Medical School in 1874, was the second building constructed by the University on its West Philadelphia campus, following by two years the construction of College Hall, located directly to its east. Thomas W. Richards who also supplied the design for College Hall designed this building. After the School of Medicine moved to the Medical Laboratories Building (now the John Morgan Building) on Hamilton Walk, the building was known as Logan Hall, in memory of James Logan, William Penn's colonial secretary and a founding trustee of the College of Philadelphia, the University's predecessor institution and it became the home of the Wharton School. After the completion of Vance Hall, the Wharton School's last programs left Logan Hall and the building became the home of several School of Arts and Sciences departments as well as University Life and other administrative offices.

To access undergraduate Admissions, please use the ADA entrance on the east side of the building from Perelman Quadrangle.

Cohen Hall, Claudia Location

249 South 36th Street
Philadelphia PA, 19104

Cohen Hall, Claudia

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Thomas Webb Richards/Venturi Scott Brown
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Logan Hall, Medical School
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Area Manager:
John Blankemeyer
Building Manager:
Maria Romeo