LSU: Building an American Renaissance

http://www.scup.org/asset/56014/LSU_Getty.pdf

In 1988, the central part of the Louisiana State University (LSU) campus was designated an historic district on the National Register. The core of the campus' Beaux-Arts design, based on an Olmsted Brother's plan, is comprised of eighteen buildings including the original Hill Memorial Library, an austere adaptation of McKim, Mead & White's Boston Public Library, and the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Tower, which Huey Long later used as a model for the Louisiana State Capitol Building. Grant funds will allow the University to develop a comprehensive preservation plan including an inventory and documentation of the school's historic buildings and landscapes, as well as make condition assessments of individual buildings.

Louisiana State University received a Getty grant in 2006 for $180,000 to support campus heritage planning.

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Alternate Title: Statewide Traveling Exhibition commemorating the University's 150th Anniversary Year
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