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GATES OF HARVARD YARD. Ed. by Blair Kamin. Princeton Architectural Press, Inc., New York, 2016. 144 pp. with 80 ills. (55 col.). 18 x 13 cm. LC 2015-36326 ISBN 9781616894641 In English.
Publisher's description: 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 Illustrated with previously unpublished sketches by Roger Erickson, architect and landscape architect; stunning color photographs of each gate by Ralph Lieberman; and a beautiful hand-drawn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.
Indexing: Western — United States — Several Periods — Architecture
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 171674
Paperbound $15.95x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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