Bard College Campus

The campus of Bard College comprises 540acre in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. The campus, situated on the east shore of the Hudson River, offers sweeping views of the Catskill Mountains and is within the Hudson River Historic District, a National Historic Landmark. Almost all campus buildings built prior to 1950 are listed on the National Register of Historic Places as contributing features to the historic district.The campus contains more than 70 buildings with a total gross building space of. Campus buildings represent varied architectural styles, but the campus remains heavily influenced by the Collegiate Gothic and Postmodern styles.Bard’s historic buildings are associated with the early development of the college and the history of the Hudson River estates (see Bard College History). During a late twentieth century building boom, the college embraced a trend of building signature buildings designed by prominent architects like Robert Venturi, Frank Gehry, and Rafael Viñoly.Campus OrganizationRoute 9G, a New York State highway, provides access to the Bard campus at Annandale Road, Campus Road, and River Road. The geographic organization of the campus is centered around Annandale Road, which serves as the de facto campus thoroughfare. The campus comprises three distinct, but unified, regions due to its size and historical development: Central, North, and South Campus. Each historically-rich region is host to both historic and contemporary architecture. Additionally, the campus includes the undeveloped woodlands as far west as the Tivoli Bays Wildlife Management Area, which consists of the North Tivoli Bay, South Tivoli Bay, Cruger Island, Magdalen Island, and many acres of upland forest.


1420 Annandale Rd
Red Hook, NY


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