Downes Memorial and Clock Tower
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Downes Memorial is a refined and subtle example of the survival of Gothic elements on Trinity's campus even as the modern movement was sweeping Europe and America. The choice of Gothic, here recalling late English Perpendicular Gothic, was no doubt due to the fact that Downes formed the link between Burges's Long Walk range, including Williams Memorial, and the Trinity College Chapel. Downes's red brick and limestone walls form an attractive contrast to the rugged brownstone of the Long Walk range/Williams Memorial and the smooth planarity of the Trinity College Chapel.
Knapp, Peter J., and Anne H. Knapp. Trinity College in the Twentieth Century: A History. Hartford, CT: Trinity College, 2000.