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Web Site Spotlights Historic Campus Architecture, Landscapes



The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) has launched the CIC Historic Campus Architecture Project web site, the first nationwide architecture and landscape database of independent college and university campuses. The web site documents nearly 2,000 campus sites of historical significance and includes more than 4,300 images relating to featured sites.


The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) has launched the CIC Historic Campus Architecture Project web site, the first nationwide architecture and landscape database of independent college and university campuses. The web site documents nearly 2,000 campus sites of historical significance and includes more than 4,300 images relating to featured sites.

The project presents information about significant buildings, landscapes, campus plans, and heritage sites of American higher education and identifies sources for further research. Supported by grants from the Getty Foundation, the web site documents nearly 2,000 places of historical significance on private college and university campuses, and it includes more than 4,300 images relating to these sites.

To date, nearly 370 institutions have participated. On this site, users can: find institutions or places in a particular state or region; seek information about a specific type of architecture, designer, or time period; and gather data for future research.

For more information, visit www.cic.edu/hcap

posted on 12/18/2006

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