Cambride, MA: Kresge Auditorium

Country: United States of America
State: Massachusetts
City: Cambride
Location: Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus; 48 Massachusetts Avenue (MIT Building W16)

University auditorium and concert hall, built 1953-1955 by Eero Saarinen. Opened 8 may 1955. Named in honour of donor Sebastian S. Kresge (1867-1966). 2016 major renovation. The building contains the main auditorium (1226 seats) and a studio theatre (177 seats).

Links: studentlife.mit.edu, Wikipedia

Cambride, MA: Kresge Auditorium Reverse Text: "M. I. T. Auditorium Dedicated May 8, 1955. Cambridge, Massachusetts. Made possible by the generosity of the Kresge Foundation. Interior walls of the Auditorium are not connected structurally with the dome, permtiting it to expand and contract with the temperature. The Auditorium serves as a meeting place for M. I. T. conference groups and for musical concerts. Beneath the Auditorium is the Little Theatre designed for intimate dramatic procuctions."
Publisher: Bromley and Company Inc., Boston MA; BM-105
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Boston MA to Toronto (Canada), 1961

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