NOTE: This is a campus planning document, which reflects the vision for future campus construction at the time of its creation. The contents of this plan may or may not reflect subsequent University building activities. For actual campus construction, please see the Campus Map series.
From History of the Growth and Development of the Campus of the University of Illinois
Text taken from the map overlay (p. 9) (map on p. 10):
Map of Farms, Buildings and Grounds, 1871
This map, first printed in the catalog of 1871, shows the holdings of the University and allotments which were made in conformity to the recommendations of the Horticulture Committee. Describing the plate, the catalog says:
The lands occupied by the university embrace about 623 acres, divided as follows:
1. The Campus, about 13 acres, including ornamental grounds and a Military Parade Ground.
2. The Horticultural Grounds, about 130 acres, embracing gardens, orchards, nurseries, arboretum and forest plantations.
3. The Experimental Farm, 70 acres, including the experimental plats and fields.
4. The Stock Farm, 410 acres.
The University owns another farm near Urbana, designed to be sold.