Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project

 

 
Edythe and Eli Broad Center

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Institution Name: Pitzer College
Original/Historic Place Name: Edythe and Eli Broad Center
Location on Campus: entire campus at 1050 N. Mills Ave.
Date(s) of Construction:
1994dedication of original construction on November 14 Gwathmey Siegel & Associates
Designer: Gwathmey Siegel & Associates (New York)
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Contemporary (Glossary)
Significance:
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Materials:
Foundation: concrete; metal framing
Walls: drywall interior finishes
Roof: tar and gravel
 
Function:
1994-present (2006)museum (Nichols Gallery)
1994-present (2006)theater (small performance space)
1994-present (2006)faculty offices
1994-present (2006)classrooms
1994-present (2006)administration
 

Narrative:
The Edythe and Eli Broad Center was dedicated on November 14, 1994. The building was designed by architects Gwathemy, Seigel and Associates and named in honor of Pitzer College's greatest benefactors.

Broad Center is located at the apex of 12th and Mills Ave. and is the main administrative building of Pitzer College. Housed within are the president's and admissions offices, as well as classrooms, faculty offices, the Nichols Gallery, a performance space, and meeting rooms.
 

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