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Date

Winter 1-1987

Description

Designed by Chinese-American and modernist master architect I. M. Pei, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum opened in 1979 after years of set back. It is located in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston. This photograph shows the circular section of the building which houses two theaters. To the left is a 115 glass pavilion that connects the theaters to the tower where the archives and offices are located (not pictured).

Notes

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

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_F._Kennedy_Presidential_Library_and_Museum

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

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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