The Savannah College of Art and Design: Restoration of an Architectural Heritage

The Savannah College of Art and Design Restoration of an Architectural Heritage In a small art college with students opened its doors in a renovated th century building in the urban heart of colonial Savannah Georgia One of the most historic cities on the eastern seab

  • Title: The Savannah College of Art and Design: Restoration of an Architectural Heritage
  • Author: Connie Capozzola Pinkerton Maureen Burke Historic Preservation Department of the Savannah College of Art and Design
  • ISBN: 9780738517186
  • Page: 186
  • Format: Paperback
  • In 1979, a small art college with 71 students opened its doors in a renovated 19th century building in the urban heart of colonial Savannah, Georgia One of the most historic cities on the eastern seaboard, Savannah is noted for its architectural treasures, urban forest and verdant squares, and for the unique 1733 city plan designed by General Oglethorpe The campus fabricIn 1979, a small art college with 71 students opened its doors in a renovated 19th century building in the urban heart of colonial Savannah, Georgia One of the most historic cities on the eastern seaboard, Savannah is noted for its architectural treasures, urban forest and verdant squares, and for the unique 1733 city plan designed by General Oglethorpe The campus fabric of the Savannah College of Art and Design SCAD grew from the Romanesque revival Savannah Volunteer Guards Armory, designed by Boston architect William Gibbons Preston in 1892, to comprise some 60 rehabilitated historic structures situated within four historic districts Currently, than 6,200 students pursue their dreams in this wonderful setting.

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    1. Part of the Images of America series, this book contains great photos and historical tidbits related to SCAD's restoration of a host of buildings in/around Savannah, GA.

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