The central courtyard and second-floor hallway surrounding itThe center of the building features a brightly-lit atrium. According to Boutelle, it was "modeled on the outdoor courtyard of Donato Bramante's church of Santa Maria della Pace in Rome" (97).
|Square and round columns alternate on the second floor, the square columns repeating the piers of the first floor. Biblical quotations are located on the frieze.|
The Assembly Room
|The inner wall of the Assembly Room echoes the window treatment of the opposite wall. Decorative foliate brackets and boxed beams add to the elegance of the room.|
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Work Cited: Boutelle, Sara Holmes. Julia Morgan Architect. Revised and updated edition. New York: Abbeville Press, 1995.
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