UC Earns Four Top Spots on Amazing Architecture List, More than any Other School

The University of Cincinnati is once again earning architectural accolades.

UC is the only school in the nation with four architecturally elite buildings – more than any other university – on a list titled

“The 50 Most Amazing Examples of College Architecture”

just released by

Top Colleges Online

, a web site that aims to provide reliable, useful college rankings for prospective students.

This is not the first national or even international recognition earned for and by UC’s amazing architecture. Previous rankings have included

In the latest rankings from Top Colleges Online, four UC buildings made the Top 50 list. These were

  • UC’s Campus Recreation Center designed by Pritzker Prize winning architect Thom Mayne in collaboration with local firm, KZF Design, Inc. The Campus Recreation Center placed No. 11 on the list.

  • UC’s Engineering Research Center designed by internationally known UC alum Michael Graves in collaboration with local firm KZF Design, Inc. The Engineering Research Center placed No. 30 on the list.

  • UC’s Joseph A Steger Student Life Center designed by Buzz Yudell, Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners of Santa Monica in partnership with Glaserworks. The Steger Student Life Center placed No. 35 on the list.

  • UC’s Albert H. Vontz Center for Molecular Studies designed by Frank Gehry in collaboration with local firm, Baxter Hodell Donnelly Preston, Inc. The Vontz Center placed No. 38 on the list.

After UC, the campus with the highest number of buildings on the Top Colleges Online’s list was the University of Chicago with three buildings.

A handful of campuses had two buildings on the list, including Harvard University, Yale University and the University of Notre Dame.

UC's Albert H. Vontz Center for Molecular Studies designed by Frank Gehry.

UC's Albert H. Vontz Center for Molecular Studies designed by Frank Gehry.

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