The Evolution of College Dorms

The Evolution of College Dorms
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TIME magazine has an interesting photo gallery highlighting how college dormitories have evolved over the years.

Kyana Gordon
  • 10 december 2009

TIME magazine has an interesting photo gallery highlighting how college dormitories have evolved over the years. According to the photo essay, dorms were large, cloistered buildings separating students from the outside world, enabling more privacy for classes and introspection. For decades, dorm architecture was modeled after the Ivory Tower concept. From unisex halls, dorm life during the Civil Rights era, and apartment style suites, the college dorm experience has changed drastically. Today, they include amenities found at hotels like tanning salons, spas, pool waterfalls, and international restaurants.

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