Winkler to be demolished

Winkler Residence Hall is closed to students this year and is scheduled to be demolished due to lack of funding necessary for a renovation. Photo by Lacy Matusek  |  The Appalachian
Plans to renovate Winkler Residence Hall have been canceled due to costs, and instead the building will be demolished.

Appalachian State University had been working with architects on possible renovations when it was discovered that the architects were incorrect in their cost estimate by more than $6 million.

It was decided that there was not enough money to make noticeable changes, said Tim Kane, director of the Department of Housing and Residence Life.

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