midterm - Donald Cooper Identifications & where the works...

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Donald Cooper 1. Esther Baker Steele Hall is located across the street from Maxwell Hall. When looking at the front of Steele Hall it is to the left of the college of law and to the right of Hendrick’s Chapel. Steele Hall was erected in 1898 out of rock faced Onondaga limestone. The architect who mapped out Steele Hall was E. H. Gaggin and the builders who constructed the building were Dickinson and Van Wagner. Syracuse University Archives, SU website. 2. Guaranty (Prudential) Building was built in Buffalo, New York between1894 to 1896. Louis Sullivan designed the office building. The Guaranty Building is made out of steel, sheathed with terracotta. Where I saw the work: Seen as reproduction in Volume ONE of GARDNER”S ART THROUGH THE AGES, 13 th edition, by Fred S. Kleiner, Fort Worth: Harcourt College Publishers, 2001. Figure 31-40, page 850. Questions 1. Questions on Esther Baker Steele Hall located across the street from Maxwell Hall. Syracuse University Archives, SU website. What was the original purpose of building Steele Hall in Syracuse University? Was it built for a specific person or created to do a certain job? How has Steele Hall changed since it was first constructed in 1898? Has the colors of the original building changed? Is it bigger now than it used to be? Are there more floors today than in the past? Why is Steele Hall more of an administrative building today and holds other
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2012 for the course ART 300 taught by Professor Meighan,j during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.

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