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Alfred Newton Richards Medical Research Laboratories and David Goddard Laboratories Buildings

3700-3710 Hamilton Walk, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania    County of Philadelphia.
National Register Number: 78002457
Property type: Education - research facility. Resource type: Building.
Congressional District: PA-2 Certified Local Government: NO
The Threat Status was Satisfactory in the year 2009.
Ownership: Private.
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Statement of Significance (as of designation - January 16, 2009):
Laboratories (the latter named Biology Building before 1983) are nationally significant as one of the most important works of mid-twentieth-century American modernism and of Louis Isadore Kahn, the internationally influential architect. The importance of the Richards and Goddard buildings project was recognized nearly universally by the American architectural community from almost the moment of the inception of its design in 1957. This project first brought Kahn to broad recognition by the American (and international) public.

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The NHL was designated on January 16, 2009

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