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The Jaqua Quadrangle, named in 1972 for the College's founding president, marks the intersection on the upper lawn of the campus of three visual axes. As Coats and Harvey-Sahak observe, the Quadrangle's "primary east-west vista, symbolically linking the mind and body, extends from the front steps of Denison Library to the field where a new athletic facility is planned. The secondary east-west axis brings visitors from Eleventh Street through Honnold Gate to the heart of the residential area. A north-south walkway extends from the residential halls to the Elizabeth Hubert Malott Commons, the student center" (Bruce Coats and Judy Harvey Sahak, Guide to the Scripps College Campus [Claremont, CA: Scripps College, 2002]).
The Quadrangle's walkway, which is lined by orange trees, was named in honor of John H. Chandler, the sixth president of the College in 1989. As Coats and Harvey Sahak note, "at the south end of Chandler Walk is a monumental staircase and terrace, named for longtime friend of the College Elizabeth Monroe Wood, whose husband, Judge J. Perry Wood, had been on the Board of Trustees. These steps and terraced areas were built in 1972-73 to the plans of Thomas Church of San Francisco and lead to Bowling Green, the Edwards Humanities Building, and the Malott Commons. At the top of the steps to the east is a bronze sculpture titled 'Juncture' by Aldo Casanova, a Scripps professor."