Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Photos

Harvard University (established in 1636) sits in Cambridge, MA which itself is an integral part of the Boston urban area. As one of the most prestigious of American Universities, Harvard draws not only top students, but a steady stream of tourists from around the world. Harvard has several museums and a series of heritage buildings and gates, many of which circle Harvard Yard. These include Harvard Hall (1766), Massachusetts Hall (1720), Bulfinch's University Hall (1813-15), Weld Hall (1870), Memorial Library (1915) and Memorial Church (1932).

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Iron work of Samuel Johnston Gate at Harvard. Cambridge, MA.Samuel Johnston Gate at Harvard. Cambridge, MA.Harvard Hall on Harvard Yard. Cambridge, MA.Octagonal tower of Harvard Hall. Cambridge, MA.
Iron work of Samuel Johnston Gate (1889) at Harvard. Cambridge, MA.Samuel Johnston Gate (1889) at Harvard. Cambridge, MA. Style: Colonial Revival. Architect: McKim, Mead, & White.Harvard Hall (1766) on Harvard Yard. Cambridge, MA.Octagonal tower of Harvard Hall. Cambridge, MA.
Massachusetts Hall in Harvard Yard. Cambridge, MA.Massachusetts Hall was occupied by American Revolutionary Army. Cambridge, MA.Clock on wall of Massachusetts Hall of Harvard College. Cambridge, MA.Spire of Harvard Memorial Church. Cambridge, MA.
Massachusetts Hall (1720) in Harvard Yard. Cambridge, MA. Architect: John Leverett & Benjamin Wadsworth.Massachusetts Hall was occupied by American Revolutionary Army (1775-6). Cambridge, MA.Clock on wall of Massachusetts Hall of Harvard College. Cambridge, MA.Spire of Harvard Memorial Church. Cambridge, MA.
Harvard Memorial Church in Harvard Yard of Harvard University. Cambridge, MA.Neoclassical portico of Harvard Memorial Church. Cambridge, MA.Entrance to Harvard Memorial Church built to remember Harvard men who fought in World War I & other wars. Cambridge, MA.Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library. Cambridge, MA.
Harvard Memorial Church (1932) in Harvard Yard of Harvard University. Cambridge, MA. Architect: Coolidge, Shepley, Bulfinch & Abbott.Neoclassical portico of Harvard Memorial Church. Cambridge, MA.Entrance to Harvard Memorial Church built to remember Harvard men who fought in World War I & other wars. Cambridge, MA.Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library (1915). Cambridge, MA. Style: Beaux-Arts. Architect: Julian F. Abele of Horace Trumbauer & Assoc..
Portal of Widener Memorial Library in Harvard Yard of Harvard University. Cambridge, MA.Weld Hall at Harvard College. Cambridge, MA.Facade of Weld Hall at Harvard College. Cambridge, MA.University Hall on Harvard Yard. Cambridge, MA.
Portal of Widener Memorial Library in Harvard Yard of Harvard University. Cambridge, MA.Weld Hall (1870) at Harvard College. Cambridge, MA. Architect: Ware & Van Brunt.Facade of Weld Hall at Harvard College. Cambridge, MA.University Hall (1813-15) on Harvard Yard. Cambridge, MA. Architect: Charles Bulfinch. On National Register.
Granite block entrance of University Hall. Cambridge, MA.Matthews Hall at Harvard College. Cambridge, MA.Entrance of Matthews Hall at Harvard College. Cambridge, MA.Sever Hall on Harvard Yard. Cambridge, MA.
Granite block entrance of University Hall. Cambridge, MA.Matthews Hall (1871) at Harvard College. Cambridge, MA.Entrance of Matthews Hall at Harvard College. Cambridge, MA.Sever Hall (1878) on Harvard Yard. Cambridge, MA. Style: Richardsonian Romanesque. Architect: Henry Hobson Richardson. On National Register.
Brickwork of Richardson's Sever Hall. Cambridge, MA.Entrance arch of Sever Hall. Cambridge, MA.John Harvard statue in front of University Hall at Harvard University. Cambridge, MA.John Harvard statue by Daniel Chester French. Cambridge, MA.
Brickwork of Richardson's Sever Hall. Cambridge, MA.Entrance arch of Sever Hall. Cambridge, MA.John Harvard statue in front of University Hall at Harvard University. Cambridge, MA.John Harvard statue by Daniel Chester French. Cambridge, MA.
Detail of John Harvard statue by Daniel Chester French. Cambridge, MA.Residence halls on Harvard Yard. Cambridge, MA.Thayer Hall on Harvard Yard. Cambridge, MA.Lehman Hall on Harvard Yard. Cambridge, MA.
Detail of John Harvard statue (1884) by Daniel Chester French. Cambridge, MA.Residence halls on Harvard Yard. Cambridge, MA.Thayer Hall on Harvard Yard. Cambridge, MA.Lehman Hall (aka Dudley House) on Harvard Yard. Cambridge, MA.
Emerson Hall or philosophy building on Harvard Yard. Cambridge, MA.Robinson Hall on Harvard Yard. Cambridge, MA.Porcellian Gate at Harvard. Cambridge, MA.Harvard University Science Center. Cambridge, MA.
Emerson Hall or philosophy building on Harvard Yard. Cambridge, MA.Robinson Hall on Harvard Yard. Cambridge, MA.Porcellian Gate at Harvard. Cambridge, MA.Harvard University Science Center (1973). Cambridge, MA. Architect: Josep Lluís Sert.
Terraced levels of Harvard University Science Center. Cambridge, MA.Facade details of Harvard University Science Center. Cambridge, MA.Adophus Busch Hall. Cambridge, MA.Clock tower of Adophus Busch Hall which houses Busch-Reisinger Museum, a Germanic Museum. Cambridge, MA.
Terraced levels of Harvard University Science Center. Cambridge, MA.Facade details of Harvard University Science Center. Cambridge, MA.Adophus Busch Hall (1912-7) (27 Kirkland St.). Cambridge, MA. Architect: German Bestelmeyer.Clock tower of Adophus Busch Hall which houses Busch-Reisinger Museum, a Germanic Museum. Cambridge, MA.
Church of the New Jerusalem at Harvard. Cambridge, MA.CGIS South building. Cambridge, MA.CGIS building. Cambridge, MA.William James Hall of Harvard University. Cambridge, MA.
Church of the New Jerusalem (aka Swedenborg Chapel) (1901) at Harvard (50 Quincy St.). Cambridge, MA. Architect: Herbert Langford Warren. On National Register.CGIS South building (2005) (1730 Cambridge St.). Cambridge, MA.CGIS building (2005) (1730 Cambridge St.). Cambridge, MA.William James Hall of Harvard University (1964) (33 Kirkland St.). Cambridge, MA. Architect: Minoru Yamasaki.
Harvard subway station entrance at Massachusetts & Peabody Sts. Cambridge, MA.First Parish in Cambridge. Cambridge, MA.Gothic Revival details of First Parish in Cambridge on Harvard Square. Cambridge, MA.Charles Sumner statue by Anne Whitney in Harvard Square. Cambridge, MA.
Harvard subway station entrance at Massachusetts & Peabody Sts. Cambridge, MA.First Parish in Cambridge (1833) (3 Church St. on Harvard Square). Cambridge, MA.Gothic Revival details of First Parish in Cambridge on Harvard Square. Cambridge, MA.Charles Sumner statue (1900) by Anne Whitney in Harvard Square. Cambridge, MA.
Cambridge Fire Department building at Cambridge St. & Broadway. Cambridge, MA.Memorial Hall. Cambridge, MA.Facade brickwork details of Memorial Hall. Cambridge, MA.Tower of Memorial Hall built in memory of Harvard men who served in Civil War. Cambridge, MA.
Cambridge Fire Department building at Cambridge St. & Broadway. Cambridge, MA.Memorial Hall (1878) (1785 Cambridge St.). Cambridge, MA. Style: Victorian Gothic. Architect: William Robert Ware & Henry Van Brunt.Facade brickwork details of Memorial Hall. Cambridge, MA.Tower of Memorial Hall built in memory of Harvard men who served in Civil War. Cambridge, MA.
Memorial Hall ringed with reliefs of orators & teachers. Cambridge, MA.Gothic entrance & stained glass of Memorial Hall. Cambridge, MA.Gothic spires of Memorial Hall. Cambridge, MA.Buttresses of Memorial Hall. Cambridge, MA.
Memorial Hall ringed with reliefs of orators & teachers. Cambridge, MA.Gothic entrance & stained glass of Memorial Hall. Cambridge, MA.Gothic spires of Memorial Hall. Cambridge, MA.Buttresses of Memorial Hall. Cambridge, MA.
Facade of Arthur M. Sackler building of Harvard Art Museums. Cambridge, MA.Entrance of Arthur M. Sackler building of Harvard Art Museums. Cambridge, MA.Peabody Museum of American Archeology & Ethnology. Cambridge, MA.
Facade of Arthur M. Sackler building of Harvard Art Museums. Cambridge, MA. Entrance of Arthur M. Sackler building of Harvard Art Museums. Cambridge, MA.Peabody Museum of American Archeology & Ethnology (1877) (11 Divinity Ave.). Cambridge, MA.

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