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Date

Winter 1-1978

Description

The College of Charleston is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the United States. It was founded in 1770. This photograph shows the quad and an obscured view of Randolph Hall. The building was created in two parts, the center of the building was began in 1828 and designed by architect William Strickland, who designed the building in the Greek Revival style. In the 1850s architect Edward B. White was commissioned to design the wings, giving the building elements of the Federal style, though both architects were champions of the Greek Revival style.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Brickell_White

(accessed 29 Nov 2011)

http://friedgreentours.com/

(accessed 29 Nov 2011)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Strickland_(architect)

(accessed 29 Nov 2011)

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Dates

1788-1854

Creator 2 Role

Architect

Creator 3 Dates

1806-1882

Creator 3 Role

Architect

Building Type

University Building

Building Style

Greek Revival

Subject Headings

College Buildings -- South Carolina; Architecture -- 19th century; Architecture, Greek -- Greek revival (Architecture) -- South Carolina -- Charleston;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

South Carolina

City Name

Charleston

Keywords

architecture, American, historic buildings, neoclassicism, universities, Greek revival

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