Memorial Hall, Harvard University

Cambridge and Quincy Sts., Harvard University campus, Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Description 

One of the country's boldest, most dramatic, and original examples of a public building composed in the mature High Victorian Gothic style. Built as a memorial to Harvard's Civil War dead in 1870-78. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, December 30, 1970

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 30, 1970
Reference number
70000685
Architectural style
Victorian: Gothic
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
College
Current function
College
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
1870; 1878

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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