|Gaston Hall (1891)
|The crown jewel of Healy Hall, the 728 seat Gaston Hall was completed nearly a decade after the building itself was completed. |
Named for the University's first student, Gaston has welcomed numerous heads of state, international leaders and dignitaries to its stage, and has become a de rigeur stop for presidential candidates when traveling through Washington.
Politics aside, artists ranging from Dizzy Gillespie to Bruce Springsteen have played upon its stage, while students have also used the hall for plays, concerts, and the site for the school's annual Merrick Debate.
The hall also features a number of rare murals and frescoes, and its upper terrace includes the seals of every Jesuit school in the world at the time it was built.
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