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The Stanford Campus: Its Place in History

  • Paul V. Turner
Part of the The Campus Guide book series (CAMPUSGUIDE)

Abstract

In 1886, Leland and Jane Stanford, planning the university that was to commemorate their recently deceased only child, chose the two most renowned designers in America to create the campus at their vast estate south of San Francisco. These were Frederick Law Olmsted, the pioneering landscape planner, and the preeminent architect Henry Hobson Richardson, whose young associate Charles Coolidge assumed the commission when Richardson died that year.

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Master Plan Individual Building American Archi Land Endowment Classroom Building 
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© Richard Joncas, David J. Neuman, and Paul V. Turner 2006

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  • Paul V. Turner

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