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Mark M. Jarzombek

Mark Jarzombek is Professor of the History and Theory of Architecture at MIT. He is coauthor of A Global History of Architecture and Architecture of First Societies: A Global Perspective.

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Bosworth's New Tech

At the end of the nineteenth century, MIT occupied an assortment of laboratories, classrooms, offices, and student facilities scattered across Boston’s Back Bay. In 1912, backed by some of the country’s leading financiers and industrialists, MIT officials purchased an undeveloped tract of land in Cambridge. Largely on the basis of a recommendation from John D. Rockefeller, Jr., MIT hired the École des Beaux-Arts–trained architect William Welles Bosworth to build and design a new campus.