Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project

 

 
Quadrangle, The

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Institution Name: Guilford College
Original/Historic Place Name:
Location on Campus:
Date(s) of Construction:
1885-1940quadrangle evolved
Designer:
Type of Place: Landscape site
Style: (Glossary)
Significance: architecture, culture, history, landscape
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Function:
ca. 1885-present (2006)outdoor space
 

Narrative:
The Quadrangle is formed by the core campus buildings and has provided the central landscape for the campus during its entire history. The large deciduous trees, most notably the oaks, have provided the campus logo for the past three decades and are one of the campus' most recognizable landscape features.
 

References:

Appenzeller, Herb. Pride in the Past: Guilford Athletics, 1837-1987. Greensboro, NC: Quaker Club, Guilford College, 1987.

Githens, Alfred Morton. "Recent American Group--Plans Part III.--Colleges and Universities: Development of Existing Plans." The Brickbuilder 21 (December 1912): 313-316.

Godwin, Gayle H. et al. Girls Are of Infinite Importance: Life in Mary Hobbs Hall at Guilford College. Greensboro, NC: Fisher-Harrison, 1977.

Guilford College. National Register of Historic Places designation report. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior/National Park Service, 1990.

"Guilford College Proposal for Campus Heritage Initiative, The Getty Foundation." [Guilford, NC: Guilford College], 2003.

North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Guilford College Historic District (Boundary Decrease). National Register of Historic Places designation report. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior/National Park Service, 2001.

Stoesen, Alexander R. Guilford College on the Strength of 150 Years. Greensboro, NC: Board of Trustees, Guilford College, 1987.

Thorne, Dorothy Lloyd Gilbert. Guilford: A Quaker College. Greensboro, NC: J. J. Stone and Company, 1937.

 

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