Indiana University Bloomington

Indiana University Bloomington : America's Legacy Campus

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Amid the gently rolling hills of southern Indiana is one of America's most beautiful college campuses. Rich in architectural tradition, harmonious in building scale and materials, and comfortably nestled in a picturesque natural environment, Indiana University Bloomington stands as a testament to careful campus planning and committed stewardship. Planning principles adopted in the earliest stages of campus development have been protected, enhanced, and faithfully preserved, resulting in an institution that can truly be called America's Legacy Campus. Lavishly illustrated with 481 photographs and brimming with fascinating details, this book tells the story of that campus-a tale not only of Indiana University's buildings, architecture, and growth, but of the talented, dedicated people who brought the buildings to more

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  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 279 x 279 x 35.56mm | 2,766.91g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 10 Maps; 362 Illustrations, color; 119 Illustrations, black and white
  • 0253029031
  • 9780253029034

About J. Terry Clapacs

J. Terry Clapacs is Vice President Emeritus of Indiana University. Serving the university for forty-three years, his longest service focused on campus master planning, new building construction, real estate acquisition, and campus maintenance and beautification. He has been credited with 661 major building projects or more than half of the structures found on IU's eight more

Table of contents

Foreword by President Michael McRobbieAcknowledgementsIntroductionIn the Beginning: The Seminary Square Campus by James H. MadisonThe Old CrescentIntroductionWylie HallOwen HallMitchell Hall (originally Maxwell Hall)Maxwell Hall (originally Library Hall)Kirkwood HallKirkwood ObservatoryLindley Hall (originally Science Hall)Frances Morgan Swain Student BuildingFranklin Hall (originally Library Building; Student Services Building) Rose Well HouseSwain Hall East (originally Biology Hall)The Arts and HumanitiesMusicMerrill Hall (originally School of Music Building)Bess Meshulam Simon Music Library and Recital Center (originally University School; Wendell W. Wright School of Education)East Hall (Opera House) Music Building AdditionMusical Arts Center East Studio BuildingHumanities Ballantine HallGlenn Black Laboratory of ArcheologyWilliam Hammond Mathers Museum of World CulturesFine ArtsFine Arts Building Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center Neal-Marshall Black Culture CenterIndiana University CinemaThe ProfessionsRawles Hall (originally Commerce Hall)Ernie Pyle Hall (originally Stores and Services Building)Woodburn Hall (originally Business and Economics Building)Lowell E. Baier Hall (originally School of Law)Radio and Television BuildingHodge Hall Undergraduate Center (originally School of Business)/William Godfrey Graduate and Executive Education CenterSchool of Public and Environmental AffairsWendell W. Wright School of Education BuildingGlobal and International Studies BuildingLuddy Hall (School of Informatics and Computing)The SciencesChemistry Building Myers Hall (originally the Medical Building)Swain Hall West (originally the Physical Sciences Building)Jordan Hall (originally the Life Sciences Building)show more