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Purple and Gold Tour: From Gothic to Modern at the UW Core (Cherry Blossom Edition)

Sat, Apr 1 from 11:30am - 1:30pm

at War Memorial Flagpole on Memorial Way NE between Parrington Hall and Kane Hall
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The famous Cherry Trees that line the UW Quad should be in bloom for this tour. Enjoy a beautiful walk surrounded by pink blossoms while learning about the eclectic mix of architectural styles on the UW campus. 

Come see how this glorious “University of a Thousand Years” has managed through its first 150. Go back in time to bask in the rich detail of Gothic, Renaissance, and Beaux Arts architecture. Stroll through serene quadrangles, lush gardens and awe-inspiring interiors along the way. Witness some new stars as contemporary buildings change with the needs of this fine institution. Oh, and did we mention it has the most fabulous view of Mount Rainier?

Photo: Alice Hammond

Tours are approximately 2 hours and run rain or shine, dress accordingly! Advance registration is strongly encouraged; walk-ups are limited to space available for a cost of $25 (cash only/exact change required). For more information on SAF tours, visit our FAQ page or call 206-667-9184. Interested in discounted tickets? Members get discounts on all SAF events and receive a free tour just for signing-up ($40-level and above). Learn more about our membership program here. Join us. Shape Seattle!