Gelman Library, George Washington University, Washington, DC

The brutalist style library at George Washington University was built from 1971-73 and designed by Mills, Petticord and Mills, who also designed nearby Ross Hall as well as the modernist wings on the National Museum of Natural History on the Mall. The firm later merged with architecture giant HOK. The library is named for Melvin Gelman, a construction company magnate and university benefactor.

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