Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Melvin Platz

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Institution Name: Saint Vincent College
Original/Historic Place Name: Melvin Platz
Location on Campus: 300 Fraser Purchase Rd.
Date(s) of Construction:
ca. 1970original construction Rupprecht, Melvin
Designer: Fr. Melvin Rupprecht, O.S.B.
Type of Place: Landscape site
Style: (Glossary)
Significance: landscape
Narrative: see below
References: see below
ca. 1970-present (2006)gardens
ca. 1970-present (2006)outdoor space (garden and walkway)

The gardens are both natural and patterned. They are well maintained and act as the center of campus as well as a walkway. Its importance to campus is its aesthetic value.


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