West Academic Building, ~1891

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Title

West Academic Building, ~1891

Subject

United States Military Academy -- Buildings

Description

The 1838 Academy was torn down in 1891 and a new structure built on essentially the same footprint. This is work on the foundation of what is now named Pershing Barracks. It was completed, behind schedule and over-budget, in 1895. The stone used was quarried in Western Massachusetts.

Creator

Richard Morris Hunt, Architect

Source

U.S. Military Academy Library Archives & Special Collections

Publisher

United States Military Academy

Date

ca.1891

Rights

Public Domain (see USMA Library Terms of Use)

Format

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Type

Photograph

Identifier

USMA_WestAcademicBldg_1891

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Original Format

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Citation

Richard Morris Hunt, Architect, “West Academic Building, ~1891,” U.S. Military Academy Library Exhibits, accessed September 26, 2022, https://usmalibrary.omeka.net/items/show/187.

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