West Point's rolling geography, originally chosen for military reasons, has had a profound effect on the campus plan and architectural design. Founded in 1802 by an act of President Thomas Jefferson, the campus is a showcase of austere Gothic and Romanesque designs by preeminent collegiate architect Ralph Adams Cram, with notable works by Richard Morris Hunt, McKim Mead a White, Paul Cret, and Sasaki and Associates. Beginning August 2001, West Point will celebrate its 200th anniversary, with events for cadets and tourists alike.across the Plain, and giants of military and United States history: Grant, Pershing, MacArthur, Patton, Lee, Sherman. West Point is a place many ... Another painter, Frederick Church, first gained acclaim for his vision of Niagara Falls, a paintinganbsp;...
|Title||:||The Campus Guide: West Point U.S. Military Academy|
|Publisher||:||Princeton Architectural Press - 2002|