Breen-Phillips hall portrait

By Tom Tiberio

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Hall Portrait: Breen-Phillips

Year Built: 1939

Capacity: 206

Male or female? Female since 1973

They Call Themselves: Babes since 1999; before that, Banshees

Named for: Brothers-in-law William P. Breen, class of 1877, an attorney, and Frank B. Phillips, class of 1880, a banker. The two benefactors were both from Fort Wayne, Indiana. Breen was a charter member and first president of the Notre Dame Board of Lay Trustees, established in 1920 by then-President James A. Burns, CSC

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