Building 54

The Cecil and Ida Green Building, also known as the Green Building, has been the home for geoscience at MIT since its dedication on October 2, 1964. The Green Building was designed by noted architect I. M. Pei, at 21 stories or 90 m tall, the Green Building remains the tallest building in Cambridge. Building 54 houses the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, the Earth Resources Laboratory, the Center for Global Change Science, the Lorenz Center and the MIT-WHOI Joint Program.

Photo Credit: Helen Hill

21 AMES ST, Cambridge, MA 02139

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MIT Campus


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Building 54

Building 54 posted a photo Friday, July 14, 2017