Tag Archives: Jonathan Nelson

The old new Nave at Yale

The Nave, as the entrance hall of the Sterling Memorial Library at Yale has long been known, was meticulously restored by Helpern Architects in 2014, revealing forgotten glories in the stonework by the original architect, James Gamble Rogers. I visited … Continue reading

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Shots of the Bulfinch gala!

Here is a healthy selection of photos from the New England chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art‘s recent Bulfinch Awards gala at the Harvard Club on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston. The event was a rousing success because … Continue reading

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6th annual Bulfinch winners

The New England chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art has announced this year’s winners of its Bulfinch Awards, which honor work in classical architecture, urbanism and allied arts. This year for the first time the chapter invited … Continue reading

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Handsome rectangular box?

I had hoped to remain mum to “Brown’s handsome rectangular box,” as the headline over my friend William Morgan’s piece in the Providence Journal describes the university’s latest foray into the avant garde. Not very far into it, Morgan shrugs, … Continue reading

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More new crap at Brown

Brown apparently regrets its beauty and wants to be among the ugliest schools in the Ivy League. This is the only conclusion that comports with the fact of what it builds on campus. The latest is the Applied Math Building … Continue reading

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