Monthly Archives: May 2015

Scaife Hall, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

The Scaife Hall of Engineering is a mid-century complex including a boxy corporate structure with metal screens and a circular concrete-clad lecture hall. The structure was designed by local architects Altenhof and Bown in 1961-62. Bown attended Carnegie Mellon for architecture … Continue reading

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Putnam Courthouse, Putnam, CT

The Putnam Courthouse, holding various court and law functions, has a classical design of the late 1940s and early 1950s, although it was actually constructed in 1966-67.  In small towns and rural areas such as where Putnam is located, it … Continue reading

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