Dates: 1958-1961, 1986 Purchased by Lehigh University
Patron: Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Lee Iacocca
Type: Commercial, Academic
Name Variation: Homer Research Labs of Bethlehem Steel (original)
Originally Homer Research Labs of Bethlehem Steel consisted of eight buildings on the mountain top site. Lehigh University acquired the first five buildings from Bethlehem Steel in 1986 to include Iacocca Hall, which currently houses the College of Education, the Wood Dining Room, Center for Chemical Process Modeling and Control, and the Emulsion Polymers Institute.
Pictured here is a group of attendees at the dinner honoring 40+ years of service. Photo courtesy of Rudy Garcia. Rudy and his wife Donna are seated, far right.
Pictured here are the names of the Bethlehem Steel employees honored during the Service Award Dinner. Program courtesy of Rudy Garcia.
Article by Dan Shope on the closing of Homer Research Labs, December 31, 2005.
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