Best Campus / Law Building?

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neskerdoo
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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby neskerdoo » Sun Jan 11, 2009 1:34 pm

more pics!

are there any schools that resemble arby's?

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby snotrocket » Sun Jan 11, 2009 1:35 pm

cbarlet wrote:My thoughts (from what I know, which definitely isn't all 100 of them)

North Carolina, Washington and Lee, Wake Forest, William and Mary, and Georgia seem to have really nice Southern-colonial traditional-feeling campuses.

UConn Law has a terrific nice Gothic-styled campus. I'd use Gothic Wonderland if Duke didn't already own the title.

Santa Clara has a really attractive campus, similar to style and feel to Stanford. Spanish-mission style. Nice vibe.

Wisconsin, Ohio State, Indiana, & Iowa are known for their vibrant towns thanks to their UG populations.

Just make sure you're looking at the law buildings and not the undergrad campus. There was a tragic law school building boom in the 1970s that left a lot of otherwise gorgeous schools with disgusting LS facilities. Of these, UConn is the only one that I know that has beautiful buildings you would actually spend time in. W&L and W&M have sweet old college quads, but the law schools are in shitty suburban middle school style buildings stuck way off on the ass end of campus. Wake's building seems substantial and attractive for a modern school, from pictures I've seen. Santa Clara's campus is very pretty, but it's right next to the airport and in a lousy strip mall / office park section of town.

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby dbt » Sun Jan 11, 2009 1:38 pm

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White Castle: the YLS of fast food chains.

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby snotrocket » Sun Jan 11, 2009 1:39 pm

Notre Dame, WUSTL, UConn have to take the medals here for most beautiful buildings. Not so much on the towns though, although some people might like St. Louis. Never heard much about where UConn is, so I assume it's not awful.

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby Cal4future » Sun Jan 11, 2009 1:41 pm

I visited Santa Clara and I liked the part of town it was in.

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby snotrocket » Sun Jan 11, 2009 1:42 pm

neskerdoo wrote:are there any schools that resemble arby's?

It's not red, but:

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(Florida Coastal)

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby muddywaters » Sun Jan 11, 2009 1:47 pm

^^^ That looks like an old-age center in SF.

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby singularity » Sun Jan 11, 2009 1:51 pm

Cal4future wrote:Well Santa Clara was originally a Spanish Mission. I think it's pretty remarkable that they have stayed true to the style while still making modern facilities.

Plus, who doesn't like Taco Bell???!??



I always felt Bannan Hall looked out of place at SC.

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby vicsinad » Sun Jan 11, 2009 2:00 pm

Cal4future wrote:Well Santa Clara was originally a Spanish Mission. I think it's pretty remarkable that they have stayed true to the style while still making modern facilities.

Plus, who doesn't like Taco Bell???!??


My fellow vegans and I don't like Taco Bell :D

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby icarter » Sun Jan 11, 2009 2:11 pm

singularity wrote:
Cal4future wrote:Well Santa Clara was originally a Spanish Mission. I think it's pretty remarkable that they have stayed true to the style while still making modern facilities.

Plus, who doesn't like Taco Bell???!??



I always felt Bannan Hall looked out of place at SC.

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I agree, the SC campus is beautiful but the law building is lacking.

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby Other25BeforeYou » Sun Jan 11, 2009 2:44 pm

My UG was a collection of giant pizza huts:

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All of my friends who came to visit would call once they got on campus and say, "so are you in the building that looks like a pizza--" and then it would dawn on them that all of the building looked like pizza huts.

Cornell should be a refreshing change.

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby underdawg » Sun Jan 11, 2009 2:45 pm

wow those are some ugly buildings

washu looks cool

and why is a picture of a cathedral listed as NYU?

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby snaps » Sun Jan 11, 2009 2:48 pm

this is my new favorite thread.

was wondering the same about the picture of NYU. it looked more like something you would see in london. definitely not new york.


other 25--did you get into cornell?!

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby neskerdoo » Sun Jan 11, 2009 2:56 pm

underdawg wrote:
and why is a picture of a cathedral listed as NYU?



yeah, what the hell was that?

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby EmmyD » Sun Jan 11, 2009 2:58 pm

neskerdoo wrote:
underdawg wrote:
and why is a picture of a cathedral listed as NYU?



yeah, what the hell was that?


lol yah I thought I was high or something. It was literally mind-blowing.

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby Globetrekker » Sun Jan 11, 2009 3:06 pm

I'll throw some more random pics from all over the rankings board:

McGill Law: Image

UConn Law: Image

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Denver: Image

UNC: --ImageRemoved--

Suffolk: --ImageRemoved--

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby vicsinad » Sun Jan 11, 2009 3:25 pm

UConn resembles UMich to a certain degree...

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby Globetrekker » Sun Jan 11, 2009 3:30 pm

vicsinad wrote:UConn resembles UMich to a certain degree...


They definitely share quite a bit of Gothic architecture. The cool thing about UMich is that the Law Quad is like this Gothic gem in the middle of central campus... UConn's law school campus in Hartford is separate from the rest of UConn, so the entire campus has that Gothic feel, which is pretty cool. Sets the mood...and weather at both is comparable.

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby vicsinad » Sun Jan 11, 2009 3:37 pm

Except they both have those modern-day blue signs planted in front of their buildings that say "University of Connecticut/Michigan Law School." But most people can ignore that and still be transformed by the architecture :)

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby M53201 » Sun Jan 11, 2009 3:38 pm

snotrocket wrote:Santa Clara's campus is very pretty, but it's right next to the airport and in a lousy strip mall / office park section of town.


The airport is actually not bad at all. I don't think I ever hear the planes as they generally land/take off from the north-west or the south-east and the school is located to the south-west. Also, there's a costco like 5 minutes away. Awesome.
The strip malls, however, are indeed lousy.

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby Globetrekker » Sun Jan 11, 2009 3:50 pm

vicsinad wrote:Except they both have those modern-day blue signs planted in front of their buildings that say "University of Connecticut/Michigan Law School." But most people can ignore that and still be transformed by the architecture :)


Haha, I didn't even notice that in the UConn sign, and now that you mention it, I see the parallels even more. Good ole UMich. How many pictures in front of those blue signs I had from UG orientation...

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby vicsinad » Sun Jan 11, 2009 4:24 pm

Even the Big House (Michigan Stadium for those who are not familiar with Michigan football) has one of those blue signs.... like we don't know it's the stadium :lol:

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby EmmyD » Sun Jan 11, 2009 4:27 pm

cbarlet wrote:I'll throw some more random pics from all over the rankings board:

McGill Law: Image

UConn Law: Image

BYU: --ImageRemoved--

Denver: Image

UNC: --ImageRemoved--

Suffolk: --ImageRemoved--


McGill as a whole is simply gorgeous. Too bad I don't speak french.

Suffolk.. ugh. I'd hate to go to school in downtown Boston (is that what is in that picture?).

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby snotrocket » Sun Jan 11, 2009 4:39 pm

cbarlet wrote:BYU: --ImageRemoved--

Wow. BYU is the anti-Yale. Gorgeous landscape + butt ugly building.

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Re: Best Campus / Law Building?

Postby Action Jackson » Sun Jan 11, 2009 4:47 pm

The pizza hut buildings are my favorite. :P

No good photos of Penn?




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