University of Southern California Photos

The University of Southern California (USC) adjacent to Exposition Park has evolved from a Romanesque campus after a 1919 master plan by John & Donald B. Parkinson to a mix of modern architecture influence by a 1960s plan of William Pereira & Assoc.

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Mudd Hall modeled after medieval Tuscan monastery at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Tower of Mudd Hall at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Mudd Hall courtyard & tower at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Romanesque features of Mudd Hall at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
Mudd Hall (School & Library of Philosophy) (1930) modeled after medieval Tuscan monastery at USC. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Ralph Carlin Flewelling.Tower of Mudd Hall at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Mudd Hall courtyard & tower at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Romanesque features of Mudd Hall at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
Philosophical themed carving on Mudd Hall at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Carvings on Mudd Hall at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Statue of former USC mascot dog George Tirebiter. Los Angeles, CA.Bridge Hall at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
Philosophical themed carving on Mudd Hall at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Carvings on Mudd Hall at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Statue of former USC mascot dog George Tirebiter. Los Angeles, CA.Bridge Hall (1928) (3670 Trousdale Pkwy.) at USC. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: John Parkinson & Donald B. Parkinson.
Science Hall at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Allan Hancock Foundation Building at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Gwynn Wilson Student Union Building at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Central carved facade of Gwynn Wilson Student Union at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
Science Hall (1928) (3651 Trousdale Pkwy.) at USC. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: John Parkinson & Donald B. Parkinson.Allan Hancock Foundation Building (1941) (3616 Trousdale Pkwy.) at USC. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Samuel E. Lunden & C. Raimond Johnson.Gwynn Wilson Student Union Building (1927) (3601 Trousdale Pkwy.) at USC. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: John Parkinson & Donald B. Parkinson.Central carved facade of Gwynn Wilson Student Union at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
Art Deco carved coat of arms on Gwynn Wilson Student Union at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Fencing relief on Gwynn Wilson Student Union at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Astronomy relief on Gwynn Wilson Student Union at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Natives with stringed instruments relief on Gwynn Wilson Student Union at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
Art Deco carved coat of arms on Gwynn Wilson Student Union at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Fencing relief on Gwynn Wilson Student Union at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Astronomy relief on Gwynn Wilson Student Union at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Natives with stringed instruments relief on Gwynn Wilson Student Union at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
Bovard Administration Building & Auditorium at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Clock tower of Bovard Administration Building at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Bovard Administration Building tower details at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Tommy Trojan statue by Roger Noble Burnham before Bovard Administration Building at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
Bovard Administration Building & Auditorium (1921) (3551 Trousdale Pkwy.) at USC. Los Angeles, CA. Style: Italian Renaissance. Architect: John Parkinson & Donald B. Parkinson.Clock tower of Bovard Administration Building (116 feet tall) at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Bovard Administration Building tower details at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Tommy Trojan statue (1930) by Roger Noble Burnham before Bovard Administration Building at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
Bovard Administration Building Clock tower at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Bovard Administration Building side entrance at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Doheny Memorial Library at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Entrance of Doheny Memorial Library at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
Bovard Administration Building Clock tower at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Bovard Administration Building side entrance at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Doheny Memorial Library (1932) (3550 Trousdale Pkwy.) at USC. Los Angeles, CA. Style: Italian Romanesque. Architect: Cram & Ferguson + Samuel E. Lunden.Entrance of Doheny Memorial Library at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
South facade of Doheny Memorial Library at USC. Los Angeles, CA.North facade of Doheny Memorial Library at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Nazarian Pavilion courtyard of Doheny Memorial Library at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Von Kleinsmid Center at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
South facade of Doheny Memorial Library at USC. Los Angeles, CA.North facade of Doheny Memorial Library at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Nazarian Pavilion courtyard (2006) of Doheny Memorial Library at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Von Kleinsmid Center (1966) (Trousdale Pkwy.) at USC. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Edward Durell Stone.
167 foot carillon tower of Von Kleinsmid Center at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Sunken courtyard at Waite Phillips Hall at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Von Kleinsmid Center & Waite Phillips Hall at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Waite Phillips Hall framed by roofline of Von Kleinsmid Center at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
167 foot carillon tower of Von Kleinsmid Center at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Sunken courtyard at Waite Phillips Hall at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Von Kleinsmid Center & Waite Phillips Hall at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Waite Phillips Hall framed by roofline of Von Kleinsmid Center at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
Waite Phillips Hall at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Waite Phillips Hall & Leavey Library over McCarthy Quad at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Thomas & Dorothy Leavey Library at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Trojan Obelisk in Gavin Herbert Plaza on Trousdale Parkway at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
Waite Phillips Hall (1968) (Trousdale Pkwy.) at USC. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Edward Durell Stone.Waite Phillips Hall & Leavey Library over McCarthy Quad at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Thomas & Dorothy Leavey Library (1994) (on McCarthy Quad) at USC. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Shepley, Bulfinch, Richardson, & Abbott.Trojan Obelisk in Gavin Herbert Plaza on Trousdale Parkway at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
Stoops Library at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Ahn House & Joint Educational Project House at USC. Los Angeles, CA.United University Church at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Widney Alumni House at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
Stoops Library (1922) (705 W 34th) (originally public library, now East Asian Library & Studies Center) at USC. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: L.H. Hubbard, H.S. Gerity & H.A. Kerton.Ahn House & Joint Educational Project House (W 34th) at USC. Los Angeles, CA.United University Church (817 W 34th) at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Widney Alumni House (1880) (635 Childs Way) at USC. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: E.F. Kysor & Octavius Morgan.
Courtyard garden beside Alumni House at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Allan Hancock Foundation at USC with Alfred Newman Recital Hall decorated with reliefs of prehistoric creatures. Los Angeles, CA.Carved relief of saber tooth tiger, bison & mastodon on facade of Hancock Foundation building at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Carved relief of ancient lion & ancient giant ground sloth on facade of Hancock Foundation building at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
Courtyard garden beside Alumni House at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Allan Hancock Foundation at USC with Alfred Newman Recital Hall decorated with reliefs of prehistoric creatures. Los Angeles, CA.Carved relief of saber tooth tiger, bison & mastodon on facade of Hancock Foundation building at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Carved relief of ancient lion & ancient giant ground sloth on facade of Hancock Foundation building at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
Petrusati USC Bookstore. Los Angeles, CA.Robert E. Vivian Hall of Engineering and Material Science at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Hedco Neurosciences Building at USC. Los Angeles, CA.Ahmanson Center for Biological Research at USC. Los Angeles, CA.
Petrusati USC Bookstore (1987) (Childs Way). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Grillias, Pirc, Rosier, Alves.Robert E. Vivian Hall of Engineering and Material Science (1966) (Watt Way) at USC. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: William L. Pereira & Assoc..Hedco Neurosciences Building (1988) (Watt Way) at USC. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Grillias, Pirc, Rossier, Alves.Ahmanson Center for Biological Research (1964) (835 Bloom Walk) at USC. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: William L. Pereira & Assoc..

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