Friday, July 8, 2011

MIT 150th Anniversary Sculpture

The benches and plaque stands are made from pieces of Indiana limestone salvaged from the original dome of Building 10 built in 1916.

Jaume Plensa, Spain 1955, Alchemist, 2010
Painted Stainless Steel
On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the founding of MIT
this sculpture was commissioned and gifted by an anonymous alumnus in honor of all the alumni who have helped support MIT over the years.

Same Images at Night

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