Oval (Stanford University)

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Aerial view of the lawn

The Oval is an oval-shaped sunken lawn on the Stanford University campus in Stanford, California, United States.[1]

The lawn once had a statue called Faith. The Olmsted Brothers recommend removing the statue in 1914.[2]


  1. ^ Joncas, Richard; Neuman, David; Turner, Paul Venable (2006). Stanford University: An Architectural Tour. Princeton Architectural Press. p. 32. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  2. ^ Gillin, Edward; Joyce, H. Horatio (October 18, 2018). Experiencing Architecture in the Nineteenth Century: Buildings and Society in the Modern Age. Bloomsbury Publishing. p. 85. Retrieved October 14, 2018.

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Coordinates: 37°25′47″N 122°10′10″W / 37.42986°N 122.16948°W / 37.42986; -122.16948