Not So Mundane: Crawford Manor, New Haven, CT

Here is another of Paul Rudolph’s tactile, rhythmic buildings–Crawford Manor from 1966. This one, like Beneficent House in Providence is a residence for the elderly. But Rudolph’s signature brutalist, buff concrete is the medium here instead of the later project’s brick with white trim. Rudolph designed several structures in New Haven and served as chair of the architecture school.

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