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Date

Winter 1-1987

Description

This interior photograph at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library shows the American flag hanging in a 115 foot grey-glass pavilion. The pavilion stands between a circular section and the 125 foot concrete tower that houses the archives and offices in the library. The building was designed by I. M. Pei, a Chinese-American architect considered a master of modern architecture.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I._M._Pei

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_F._Kennedy_Presidential_Library_and_Museum#New_location.2C_new_plan

Rights

This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Dates

1917-

Creator 2 Role

Architect

Building Style

International Style

Subject Headings

Architecture, Modern -- 20th Century -- Modern movement; Architecture -- Buildings -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Memorials -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Presidential libraries -- Massachusetts -- Boston;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Massachusetts

City Name

Boston

Keywords

architecture, American, presiedntial libraries, monuments

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