Austin Hall
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Architect Henry Hobson Richardson
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Location Cambridge, Massachusetts   map
Date 1881 to 1884   timeline
Building Type academic
 Construction System bearing masonry
Climate temperate
Context university campus
Style Richardsonian
Notes at Harvard University.


Photo, exterior overview

Photo, exterior, main entry

Photo, exterior detail


Detail Drawing

Plan Drawing

Plan Drawing

Sources on Austin Hall

Roger H. Clark and Michael Pause. Precedents in Architecture. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1985. circle and rectangle diagram, p186.   Updated edition available at

Edward R. Ford. The Details of Modern Architecture. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1990. ISBN 0-262-06121-X. LC 89-31772. NA2840.F67 1989. drawing of wall section at small lecture room detail, p28. exterior photos and detail drawings, p28-31.   Available at

Henry-Russel Hitchcock. The Architecture of H. H. Richardson and His Times. Archon Books, 1961. second floor plan drawing 1881-83, plate 80. ground floor plan drawing 1881-83, plate 80.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at  Find books about Austin Hall


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