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Of or in a style of neo-Gothic architecture used for some US university buildings:‘the history-evoking Collegiate Gothic buildings’
- ‘An insertion into the campus's historic ‘collegiate Gothic’ fabric, this dining hall and commons provides a new locus for a residential community.’
- ‘Whether the structure was Greek revival, Romanesque, eclectic, collegiate Gothic, beaux arts, or Tudor, one thing was evident-brownstone filled the need for all.’
- ‘In commissioning works by architects like Gehry and Holl, MIT is bucking a trend among many prestigious colleges to ‘brand’ themselves with collegiate Gothic, stately Georgian, or some other traditional campus design style.’
- ‘First occupied in 1897, Blair & Buyers Hall was the first residence hall of the collegiate Gothic style at Princeton University.’
[mass noun] The collegiate Gothic style.
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