The street sideYale has a number of Neo-Gothic buildings which inspired Saarinen's design. He also stated that the winding streets and towers of San Gimignano (Italy) were an influence.
|The rough walls are made of a yellowish aggregate. Windows occur infrequently in vertical bands.|
A tall residential unit and entrance views
|The neo-medieval design uses stepped passageways, winding alleys, and little "monasteries" as dormitory rooms for studious Yalies.|
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