Location Information
(for the Walker Engineering Building)
Name:Walker Engineering Building
Address:Mississippi State University
City/County:Starkville, Oktibbeha County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1959-61
No. of Stories:3
Mississippi Landmark Information
Designed by the architectural firm of Thomas S. Jones & Associates, of Starkville, the Walker Engineering Building is a three-story Mid-Century Modern academic building that was begun in 1959 and completed in 1961. It is named in honor of Dr. Buz M. Walker (1863-1949), who was a member of the first graduating class in 1883, the first Dean of Engineering from 1902 to 1925, vice-president of what is now MSU from 1913 to 1925, and the seventh president of MSU from 1925 to 1930. It was designated a Mississippi Landmark on 6 December 2019.