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Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art

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Identification

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art
221228

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Structure in General

low-rise building
existing [completed]
concrete
concrete
exposed structure
light brown
brutalism

Usages

museum (fine arts)

Facts

  • The museum was built on the site where Ezra Cornell publicly announced his intentions to establish a college.
  • The museum was constructed on the site formerly occupied by Morse Hall, demolished in 1956.
  • The museum is named in honor of Herbert Fisk Johnson, a graduate of the Cornell Class of 1922.
  • Set atop Library Slope, the museum has an impressive view of Lake Cayuga.
  • The Museum was awarded the American Institute of Architects Honor Award in 1975.
  • I.M. Pei's other museum designs include the pyramid entrance at the Musée du Louvre in Paris and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland.

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Location

Central & University Avenues, SW corner
14853
Ithaca
New York
U.S.A.

Technical Data

72.11 ft
6
1970
1975

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