Did you guess it? The Elephant Stairs actually were built in…

On Monday, we showed you the #CWRUpicaday of the “Elephant Stairs”—the massive steps that connect the lower and upper levels of the South Residential Village—and asked when they were built.

Guesses ranged from 1938 to 1999, but the answer lies somewhere in the middle of the two and was guessed correctly by just three people.

According to the Little Blue Book, the staircase was built in 1968 to provide access to the then-new Carlton Road housing area from the Murray Hill Level, which was built in 1964.

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