Collegiate Gothic

A secular form of Gothic Revival architecture inspired by the colleges of Oxford and Cambridge.

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Collegiate Gothic
Academic Gothic
Gothic, Academic
Gothic, collegiate
Estilo Gótico Escolar Spanish
Gótico Spanish

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Secular version of the Gothic style, derived from the college buildings at Oxford and Cambridge; popular in North America from the 1880s to the 1920s for academic buildings and other institutional structures.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300260497. The J. Paul Getty Trust.