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1922, Proudfoot, Bird and Rawson
  • (© Paul Whipple)

Set in the center of the central campus is this 110-foot-high campanile. The historic precedent for its design was set in Venetian Gothic architecture. At the corner of its four-sided spire roof are Gothic pinnacles; below are three elongated Gothic-style openings. The entrances at its base are also Gothic, but as one finds especially in Italian examples, the Gothic has an Islamic tinge to it.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Campanile", [Ames, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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