Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

September 24, 2013 architectusa



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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a private research university in Troy, New York. It was founded in 1824 by Stephen Van Rensselaer and Amos Eaton for the "application of science to the common purposes of life" and is the oldest technological university in the English-speaking world. Built on a hillside, RPI's 275-acre (111 ha) campus overlooks the historic city of Troy and the Hudson River and is a blend of traditional and modern architecture. The institute operates a 1,250-acre (510 ha) Rensselaer Technology Park.

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school: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, New York State, United States