Gates of Harvard Yard

Gates of Harvard Yard

Paperback - 2016
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Offering the complete, never-before-told story of the twenty-five gates that form portals to Harvard Yard, this beautiful gift book recounts the aesthetic vision for America's preeminent university, developed by renowned architecture firm McKim, Mead & White.

The book discusses the architectural intentions of the gates, as well as the human drama behind their fruition--tales of wealth, power, and institutional and personal ambition.

Illustrated with previously unpublished sketches by Roger Erickson, architect and landscape architect; stunning color photographs of each gate by Ralph Lieberman; and a beautiful hand-drawn three-dimensional aerial map of Harvard Yard that denotes the location of each gate by RISD graduate student Christopher Beck.
Publisher: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, [2016]
ISBN: 9781616894641
1616894644
Branch Call Number: LD2159.H38 G38 2016
Characteristics: 143 pages : illustrations (mostly color) ; 18 cm
Additional Contributors: Kamin, Blair - Editor

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