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Title: Rhodes Tower
Keywords: Collegiate gothic;Mid 20th century;School;Sandstone;Bay window;Bas relief;Pointed arch;Midtown
Issue Date: Nov-2016
Abstract: The Peyton Nalle Rhodes Tower was built in 1968 and is named in honor of former Rhodes President and Professor in 1981. The building features a large, spherical observatory for astronomy studies. There are large bay windows and several pointed arches. There is a bas relief of the Rhodes seal. It is one of the few buildings on campus that does not have dormer windows. To learn more see Collegiate Gothic: The Architecture of Rhodes College by William Morgan or visit the Rhodes website at
Description: This building was photographed and uploaded to DLynx during the spring of 2017 by the Visual Resources Center.
Appears in Collections:Memphis Architecture Image Collection
Memphis Architecture Image Collection

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