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Original Item Information

Project: Irvine Auditorium, University of Pennsylvania

Image Title: Philadelphia: Irvine Auditorium

Local ID Number: 76-PC-082-001

Creator (i.e., draftsman, photographer, architect, etc.): Lutz, K. F., Photographer
Created: 1945

Comments: "University of Pennsylvania, Irvine Auditorium

The building, a Normandy Gothic adaptation, is the tallest on the campus, its tower extending 202 feet into the air.

Used for commencement exercises and larger University gatherings, it houses the Cyrus H. K. Curtis organ, one of the world's largest. The interior is decorated in brightly colored medieval designs."

Collection: Karl Lutz Collection
Institution: Athenaeum of Philadelphia

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