Massachusetts Mid-Century Modern Educational Buildings

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Kresge Auditorium
Cambridge, MA
The Kresge Auditorium was designed by Eero Saarinen and completed in 1955. It was built at the same time as his Kresge Chapel and the buildings are next to each other on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus. The Auditorium's dome-like building is a concrete shell with three glass walls, supported at only three points. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

More Massachusetts Mid-Century Educational Buildings:
Southwest Quadrangle, University of Massachusetts (Amherst)
Baker House Dormitory (Cambridge)
Maria Wesley Chapman Middle School (East Weymouth)
Blake Arena (Springfield)