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      TR18 Brown University: An Architectural Tour in Providence

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      April 27, 2019

      Saturday   1:30 PM

      Providence, Rhode Island, United States
      Providence, Rhode Island

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      TR18 Brown University: An Architectural Tour

      Walking TourRaymond P. Rhinehart, Hon. AIA, Author of the Brown University Campus Guide, Tour LeaderAIA CES: 2.5 LU Founded in 1764, Brown University was the seventh in a series of Colonial higher-learning institutions that now make up the Ivy League. The Brown campus, consisting of 235 buildings on 143 acres, is a tapestry of American architectural styles from pre-Colonial to modern. On this walking tour you will see buildings by Richard Upjohn, McKim, Mead & White, Philip Johnson, Rafael Vinoly and Diller, Scofidio and Renfro as well as works of public art by Maya Lin, Tom Friedman and Urs Fischer, among others. The tour will also showcase the role that Brown has played in the history of campus architecture and the developing urban fabric of Providence.  This tour is open to the public and is part of the 72nd Annual International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians.   FAQs How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Contact us at 312-573-1365 or email Where does the tour meet? The tour will depart from the ground floor lobby of the Rhode Island Convention Center (1 Sabin St, Providence). The times indicate when the tour will depart from the lobby and the time the tour will return to the convention center. Please plan to arrive a few minutes prior to the departure of your tour.

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