Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project



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Institution Name: Notre Dame de Namur University
Original/Historic Place Name: St. Joseph's Shrine
Location on Campus: behind Wiegan Gallery
Date(s) of Construction:
1923-1924original construction Sisters of Notre Dame
Designer: Sisters of Notre Dame
Type of Place: Landscape site
Style: (Glossary)
Significance: architecture, education, history
Narrative: see below
References: see below
1924-present (2006)outdoor space
1924-present (2006)memorial site

The Gazebo's importance lies mainly for its aesthetic value. There are few Victorian gazebos, left and this one should be kept and refurbished. It is now in a state of neglect, and the hope is that it can be moved to a more convenient place.


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