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Harvard: An Architectural History (Belknap Press)

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Here is an incisive and fully illustrated history of Harvard's architecture--from the purchase of William Peyntree's house in 1638 to the construction of the Sackler Museum, opening in 1985.

Synopsis:

This is an incisive and fully illustrated history of Harvard's architecture told by the distinguished architectural historian Bainbridge Bunting, author of Houses of Boston's Back Bay.

About the Author

Bainbridge Bunting was Director of the Cambridge Historical Commission's Survey of Architectural History in Cambridge.
Margaret Henderson Floyd's own knowledge of Boston architecture and her long association with Bunting enabled her to complete the work after his death.

Table of Contents

1. Seventeenth-Century Harvard

2. The Brick Quadrangles

3. The Early Nineteenth Century

4. President Eliot and the Harvard Yard

5. The North Yard and Soldiers Field

6. Buildings for Radcliffe College

7. Academic Building under President Lowell

8. The River Houses and the South Yard

9. President Coriant, Gropius, and Modernism

10. President Pusey and the Program for Harvard College

11. The New Harvard

Notes

Chronological List of Buildings

Illustration Credits

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674372917
Editor:
Floyd, Margaret Henderson
Author:
Floyd, Margaret Henderson
Author:
Bunting, Bainbridge
Publisher:
Belknap Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Higher
Subject:
History
Subject:
Buildings
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
U.S. Architecture - General
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Harvard University - Buildings - History
Subject:
Architecture -- History.
Subject:
Education-Higher Education
Subject:
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series:
Belknap Press
Publication Date:
October 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
230 halftones, 10 fineline illustrations
Pages:
366
Dimensions:
11 x 8 in 40 oz

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