Engineering Quad

A Literary Walking Tour of Ithaca (Historic Brochure Edition)

Engineering Quad

Ithaca, New York 14850, United States

Created By: Ithaca Heritage


Fariña described the 1950s-style engineering quad as "tinted aluminum plates, long sheets of weatherproofed glass, dymaxion torsions; the synthetic content of a collective architectural grab bag. Clean, well lighted, cheap to heat, functional, can be torn down and replaced over a long weekend or transported to Las Vegas by helicopter, demolition incorporated in the structural design. A nod to mortality."

This point of interest is part of the tour: A Literary Walking Tour of Ithaca (Historic Brochure Edition)


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