Fisher Fine Arts Library, University of Pennsylvania
The Anne & Jerome Fisher Fine Arts Library, also known as the Furness Library, is located on the east side of College Green. Designed by the acclaimed Philadelphia architect Frank Furness (1839-1912), the red sandstone, brick and terra cotta Venetian Gothic giant -- part fortress and part cathedral -- was built to be the primary library of the University, and to house its archeological collection. The cornerstone was laid in October 1888, construction was completed in 1890, and the building…
Deering library, seen from the lawn (Northwestern University)
Served as Northwestern University's library until 1970. Modeled after King’s College Chapel in Cambridge (gothic style). It opened on January 3, 1933 and served as Northwestern University's library until 1970 when the new, main library building was completed. The Deering Library presently houses the Government Publications Department and the University Archives on the first floor, the Music Library on the second floor, and the Map Collection, the Art Reference Collection and the Special…
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America’s Most Beautiful College Campuses
“If you ask freshmen why they chose their colleges, they usually say one of two things,” says Baltimore architect Adam Gross, who’s worked on projects at the University of Virginia and Swarthmore. “Either they got a good financial aid package or they thought the campus was beautiful.”America’s most beautiful college campuses have the power not only to sway indecisive high school students, of course, but also to attract tourists. Their appeal comes through varying combinations of…
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