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REBUILDING A SENSE OF PLACE
Restoring the Quad to Its Former Glory

By Marisa Cigarroa

See also Donor Fund Spurs Quad Project





THE LONG ARCADES, landscaped paths and piazza-like gathering areas of Stanford’s Main Quad so awed young Rixford Snyder and his fellow freshmen back in 1926 that they abided by the time-honored tradition not to smoke in the Inner Quad.

The Inner QuadTHE INNER QUAD: Strengthening the historic center of the university

“As freshmen, we were indoctrinated in this custom,” said Snyder, who went on to become a professor of history and dean of admissions at Stanford. “But

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