John F. Kennedy Library, Columbia Point

I. M. Pei
1977-79



The front facade

Located south of down town Boston at Columbia Point (overlooking the Atlantic), the Kennedy Library is a "presidential" library, maintained by the government. It is one Pei's most moving buildings.

The entrance




The stairs leading to the plaza (lower level) with a view of the waterfront

The atrium with a view of the ocean




Other buildings by I. M. Pei on this site include:Cleo Rogers Memorial Library, Dreyfus Building, MIT, East Building, National Gallery of Art, Green Building, MIT, John Hancock Tower, Landau Building, MIT, Louvre Entrance, and National Bank of Commerce.


Click here to return to places index.

Click here to return to index of artists and architects.

Click here to return to chronological index.


Copyright Mary Ann Sullivan. I have photographed (on site), scanned, and manipulated all the images on these pages. Please feel free to use them for personal or educational purposes. (I would appreciate being told if you find them useful.) They are not available for commercial purposes without my explicit permission.

Page maintained by Mary Ann Sullivan, sullivanm@bluffton.edu