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Oberlin architecture, college and town

a guide to its social history

by Geoffrey Blodgett

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Published by Oberlin College, Distributed by Kent State University Press in Oberlin, Ohio, Kent, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oberlin (Ohio),
  • Ohio,
  • Oberlin.
    • Subjects:
    • Oberlin College -- Buildings.,
    • Architecture -- Ohio -- Oberlin.,
    • Buildings -- Ohio -- Oberlin.,
    • Oberlin (Ohio) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementGeoffrey Blodgett.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA735.O3 B56 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 239 p. :
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2856444M
      ISBN 100873383095
      LC Control Number84018987

        Oberlin Architecture, College and Town: A Guide to This illustrated guide to the architecture of Oberlin, Ohio, mixes the remarkable social history of college and town with architectural commentary about one hundred thirty-two buildings built between and Author: Tatyana Fedulova. The Oberlin College Archives, established , holds the permanently valuable records of the institution (Board of Trustees, main administrative divisions, academic departments, etc.) as well as those of individuals, families, and organizations affiliated with Oberlin College and/or the town of Oberlin. Included are historical materials on.

      Oberlin College: Lifelong Learning for Kendal Residents. Oberlin College is a well-known Oberlin institution. Kendal at Oberlin shares a special bond with the college. About 37% of Kendal at Oberlin residents are alumni or former faculty and staff, and those who aren’t alumni typically come because they love the college-town atmosphere. Tel: () ; Fax: () ; [email protected]

      Co-sponsored by Oberlin College and the Oberlin Project, it runs from October 6 -8, Oberlin, Ohio is located 35 miles from Cleveland. Rates at The Hotel at Oberlin start at $ per night. Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB) is an architecture, interior design, and planning firm that practices nationally from offices in Chicago and San Francisco.   Artists Remix and Riff Off Oberlin’s Architecture. based in the nearby college town of Oberlin, The half-work is a case that presents a large book cataloguing different types of.


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Contains brief entries about many of the buildings in Oberlin, both the college and the town: when they were built, their architectural style, who lived in them, and their significance in Oberlin's history. Oberlin College is a private liberal arts college and conservatory of music in Oberlin, is the oldest coeducational liberal arts college in the United States and the second oldest continuously operating coeducational institute of higher learning in the world.

The Oberlin Conservatory of Music is the oldest continuously operating conservatory in the United : Private, Liberal Arts. Geoffrey Blodgett (Octo – Novem ) was Robert S. Danforth Professor of History at Oberlin College, located in Oberlin, a student at Oberlin fromhe was a student of Oberlin history professor Robert Samuel Fletcher: 20–21 He was also a wide receiver on the Yeomen, the college's men's football team.

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