The Campus Guide: West Point U.S. Military Academy

The Campus Guide: West Point U.S. Military Academy

by Rod Miller
     
 

West Point's rolling geography, originally chosen for military reasons, has had a profound effect on the campus plan and architectural design. Founded in 1802 by an act of President Thomas Jefferson, the campus is a showcase of austere Gothic and Romanesque designs by preeminent collegiate architect Ralph Adams Cram, with notable works by Richard Morris Hunt, McKim

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West Point's rolling geography, originally chosen for military reasons, has had a profound effect on the campus plan and architectural design. Founded in 1802 by an act of President Thomas Jefferson, the campus is a showcase of austere Gothic and Romanesque designs by preeminent collegiate architect Ralph Adams Cram, with notable works by Richard Morris Hunt, McKim Mead & White, Paul Cret, and Sasaki and Associates. Beginning August 2001, West Point will celebrate its 200th anniversary, with events for cadets and tourists alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568982946
Publisher:
Princeton Architectural Press
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
Campus Guides Series
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.62(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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