Monthly Archives: March 2016

Clapp Library, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

Clapp Library is a type of building I feature less often here, an older structure with significant mid-century additions. Here, the additions are substantial enough to change the perception of the building and its relationship to the campus. The central core … Continue reading

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Yeshiva Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch, Washington Heights, NYC

This educational building dates from 1960 and is sited on a sloped site at the corner of Bennett Avenue and West 186th Street. Because of the slope the building is elevated a story with recreational facilities for the school on … Continue reading

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Brooklyn District Public Health Office, Brooklyn, NYC

This Health Department building in Bedford-Stuyvesant dates from 1954. It’s a boxy, rambling design in orange brick with a central limestone entrance tower. There is minimal exterior detailing, although there is horizontal brick striping around the window at the upper … Continue reading

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