The 14 Most Beautiful And Iconic American College Quads

The 14 Most Beautiful And Iconic American College Quads

According to Business Insider, these are the 14 most beautiful and iconic college quads in the United States:

1.) Harvard University – Harvard Yard
Oldest part of Harvard’s campus

2.) University of Alabama – The Quad
Also known as Denny Chimes

3.) Cornell University – Arts Quad
Home of the Arts and Sciences college

4.) University of Virginia – The Lawn
Designed by Thomas Jefferson 

5.) University of Missouri – Francis Quadrangle 
Features two structures: Jesse Hall and The Columns

6.) Yale University – Branford Courtyard
Said by many to be one of the most beautiful spaces of any college.

7.) University of Washington – The Quad
Known for it’s cherry trees

8.) Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Killian Court
Engraved with predominant philosophers names 

9.) University of Pennsylvania – The Quad
Hosts majority of the freshman 

10.) University of Maryland – McKeldin Mall
Has a statue of the schools mascot – Testudo – a diamondback terrapin turtle

11.) Stanford University – Main Quad
Stanford Memorial Church is here

12.) ​University of Wisconsin–Madison — Bascom Hill
The hill was likely formed by a glacier

13.) University of Michigan — The Diag
Known for diagonal walkways

14.) ​University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign — Main Quad
Can hold over 1,500 students

Honorable Mentions: 
University of Texas at Austin — South Lawn
Southern Methodist University — Main Quad
 

 

 

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