Sentinels of the Sixties

These abstract, ten-ton concrete sculptures were created in the 1960s by Cornell undergraduate architecture students. Under the guidance of professor Jack Squier, these students learned first-hand about sculpture, design, engineering, and carpentry. Industrial Design magazine has praised the Sculpture Garden as one of the most exciting and successful projects for training architects in the country. 

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Arboretum Highlight

The sculptures were erected before the arboretum existed, and the location was very secluded and isolated from main campus. The sculptures quickly became a highlight of the arboretum after the arboretum was created.

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