Harvard: An Architectural History

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Harvard University Press, Oct 1, 1998 - Architecture - 350 pages
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This history of Harvard's architecture examines the Federal architecture of Charles Bulfinch, H.H. Richardson's Romanesque buildings, the Imperial manner reflected in Widener Library, and the work of other architects such as Charles McKim, Gropius and Le Corbusier.
  

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Contents

SeventeenthCentury Harvard
1
The Brick Quadrangles
15
The Early Nineteenth Century
37
President Eliot and the Harvard Yard
60
The North Yard and Soldiers Field
93
Buildings for Radcliffe College
128
Academic Building under President Lowell
150
The River Houses and the South Yard
177
President Conant Gropius and Modernism
210
President Pusey and the Program for Harvard College
230
The New Harvard
271
Notes
283
Chronological List of Buildings
318
Illustration Credits
326
Index
335
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Bainbridge Bunting was Director of the Cambridge Historical Commission's Survey of Architectural History in Cambridge.

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