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Chemistry & Chemical Engineering: Parsons–Gates Turns 100!

Parsons–Gates Turns 100!

Commencement on the steps of Gates, 1917

The Gates Laboratory of Chemistry was constructed in 1917. It is now 100 years old, making it—repurposed as the Parsons-Gates Hall of Administration—Caltech's oldest building. Explore our exhibits on the history of Gates and on the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering that grew up within it. -PC Posted 10-19-2017