Phillips Academy, Andover: An Architectural Tour
The newest titles in our Campus Guide series are these guides to Phillips Academy, Andover and Duke University. They present architectural tours of two of America's finest campuses, revealing the stories behind the historic and contemporary campus buildings, gardens, and works of sculpture.Phillips Academy, founded in 1778, blends colonial, Federal, neo-Georgian, and modernist styles. Noted architects whose buildings appear on campus are Charles Bulfinch; Peabody and Stearns; McKim, Mead, and White; and Frederick Law Olmsted.Duke University was officially founded in 1924. Until 1950 it was designed primarily by Julian Abele, one of the few professional African-American architects working in the United States at that time. The campus architecture is best known for its medieval-style Gothic buildings, notably Duke Chapel.
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