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The Academic Gothic style chosen by architects Cope and Stewardson in 1890 was inspired by the architecture of Oxford and Cambridge universities of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries, but some of the buildings represent the early pure type and other the modified type, called 'Jacobean,' in which certain details of the Renaissance were introduced. The Brookings Building (Main Entrance tower) is in the earlier pure Academic Gothic ... the laboratories and scientific buildings, as better expressing their purpose, are of the later style. The other buildings beyond the Academic Courts, in the less formal part of the group, we should treat in the earlier period with a greater number of gables and more variety of outline following the more domestic type of the style. . The predominant building materials are Bedford Limestone and Missouri Red Granite. Today, nineteen Danforth Campus buildings are listed in the National Register of Historic Places; these buildings are known collectively
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