Oberlin College Campus, OH Photos

Oberlin College in Oberlin, OH, founded in 1835 is noted for its liberal attitudes (e.g. first American college to admit women and blacks, strong leadership in the abolitionist movement.) and for its architecture. Many of the buildings were designed by leading American architect Cass Gilbert. The tradition continues to this day with other modern building by architects like Minoru Yamasaki and Westlake Reed Leskosky.

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Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Facade details of Cass Gilbert's Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Majolica virgin & child mounted on Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Shield mounted on Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.
Allen Memorial Art Museum (1917) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH. Architect: Cass Gilbert.Facade details of Cass Gilbert's Allen Memorial Art Museum (1917) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Majolica virgin & child mounted on Allen Memorial Art Museum (1917) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Shield mounted on Allen Memorial Art Museum (1917) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.
Urn in niche on Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Bosworth Hall & Fairchild Chapel part of Quadrangle at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Gilbert's Quadrangle with tower of Fairchild Chapel & Bosworth Hall at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Romanesque facade of Fairchild Chapel at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.
Urn in niche on Allen Memorial Art Museum (1917) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Bosworth Hall & Fairchild Chapel (1931) part of Quadrangle at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH. Architect: Cass Gilbert.Gilbert's Quadrangle with tower of Fairchild Chapel & Bosworth Hall (1931) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Romanesque facade of Fairchild Chapel at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.
Romanesque portal of Fairchild Chapel with carved lion & lamb at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Romanesque window surround of Bosworth Hall at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Romanesque portal with snake, eagle & lion of Bosworth Hall at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Finney Chapel at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.
Romanesque portal of Fairchild Chapel with carved lion & lamb at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Romanesque window surround of Bosworth Hall at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Romanesque portal with snake, eagle & lion of Bosworth Hall at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Finney Chapel (1908) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH. Architect: Cass Gilbert.
Finney Chapel at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Tower details of Gilbert's Finney Chapel at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Romanesque portal of Gilbert's Finney Chapel at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Cox Administration Building at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.
Finney Chapel (1908) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Tower details of Gilbert's Finney Chapel at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Romanesque portal of Gilbert's Finney Chapel at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Cox Administration Building (1915) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH. Architect: Cass Gilbert.
Romanesque facade of Gilbert's Cox Administration Building at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Romanesque detail over door of Gilbert's Cox Administration Building at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Wrought iron lamp outside Cox Administration Building at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Peters Hall at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.
Romanesque facade of Gilbert's Cox Administration Building at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Romanesque detail over door of Gilbert's Cox Administration Building at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Wrought iron lamp outside Cox Administration Building at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Peters Hall (1885) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH. Architect: Frank Weary & George Kramer.
Tower details of Peters Hall at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Romanesque details of Peters Hall at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Romanesque portal of Peters Hall at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Domed observatory atop Peters Hall at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.
Tower details of Peters Hall at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Romanesque details of Peters Hall at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Romanesque portal of Peters Hall at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Domed observatory atop Peters Hall at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.
Talcott Hall at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Talcott Hall at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Tower of Talcott Hall at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Baldwin Cottage at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.
Talcott Hall (1887) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH. Architect: Frank Weary & George Kramer.Talcott Hall (1887) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Tower of Talcott Hall at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Baldwin Cottage (1887) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH. Architect: Frank Weary & George Kramer.
Warner Center at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Wilder Hall at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Carnegie Building Admissions Office at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Portal of former Carnegie Library at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.
Warner Center (1900) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH. Architect: Norman Patton.Wilder Hall (1909) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH. Architect: Joseph Lyman Silsbee.Carnegie Building Admissions Office (1908) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH. Architect: Normand Patton.Portal of former Carnegie Library (1908) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.
Mudd Center, Oberlin College Library, at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Bicycle shelters outside Mudd Center at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.King Building at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Yamasaki's King Building at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.
Mudd Center, Oberlin College Library, (1974) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH. Architect: Warner, Burns, Toan & Lundy,.Bicycle shelters outside Mudd Center at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.King Building (1964) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH. Architect: Minoru Yamasaki.Yamasaki's King Building (1964) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.
Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Yamasaki's Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Kohl building of Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Kohl building of Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.
Conservatory of Music (1963) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH. Architect: Minoru Yamasaki.Yamasaki's Conservatory of Music (1963) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Kohl building (2010) of Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH. Architect: Westlake Reed Leskosky.Kohl building (2010) of Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.
Hall Auditorium at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Hall Auditorium at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Allen Art Building Addition at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Science Center at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.
Hall Auditorium (1953) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH. Architect: Wallace Harrison.Hall Auditorium (1953) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Allen Art Building Addition (1976) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH. Architect: Robert Venturi.Science Center (2002) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH. Architect: Payette Assoc..
Science Center at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Science Center at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Memorial Arch on Tappan Square at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Memorial Arch to Missionaries massacred in China in 1900 at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.
Science Center (2002) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Science Center (2002) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Memorial Arch (1903) on Tappan Square at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH. Architect: J.L. Silsbee.Memorial Arch to Missionaries massacred in China in 1900 at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.
Park memorial to underground railroad at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.First Church in Oberlin at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Flowers on campus of Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Heritage commercial buildings along W. College St. opposite Oberlin College Tappan Square. Oberlin, OH.
Park memorial to underground railroad at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.First Church in Oberlin (1844) at Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH. Architect: Richard Bond.Flowers on campus of Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH.Heritage commercial buildings along W. College St. opposite Oberlin College Tappan Square. Oberlin, OH.
Bay window detail of 13 W. College St. opposite Oberlin College Tappan Square. Oberlin, OH.Brickwork detail on heritage commercial building. Oberlin, OH.Molyneaux Building. Oberlin, OH.Union Center for the Arts. Oberlin, OH.
Bay window detail of 13 W. College St. opposite Oberlin College Tappan Square. Oberlin, OH.Brickwork detail on heritage commercial building (W. College St. at S. Main St.). Oberlin, OH.Molyneaux Building (former Watson's Hardware) (1874) (26 South Main St.). Oberlin, OH.Union Center for the Arts (1874) (39 South Main St.) (was Oberlin's public school). Oberlin, OH. Style: Victorian Gothic. Architect: Walter Blythe.

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