Horch, Louis L.

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Mr. and Mrs. Horch financed and directed the Master Institute of United Arts, a New York City-based insitution that taught the fine and dramatic arts that was founded by Nicholas Roerich in 1921. For much of its existence, the Master Institute was housed in the Master Apartments, designed by Harvery Wiley Corbett in 1929 for Roerich and built on the site of the former Horch mansion at 310 Riverside Dr. in New York City. After ligitgation in 1938, the Horches took ownership of the building. They were also closely associated with the Bloomingdale Neighborhood Conservation Association, an cooperative partnership between the City of New York and private citizens to improve the housing and social conditions of residents of the Bloomingdale neighborhood in New York City.

From the description of Louis L. and Nettie S. Horch Papers, circa 1920s-1960s. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 269261231

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creatorOf Horch, Louis L. Louis L. and Nettie S. Horch Papers, circa 1920s-1960s. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Nikolai Rerikh Museum. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1929-1934. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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Relation Name
associatedWith Bloomingdale Neighborhood Conservation Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Corbett, Harvey Wiley, 1873-1954. person
associatedWith Horch, Nettie S. person
associatedWith Master Apartments building (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Master Institute of United Arts, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Master Operating Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Nikolai Rerikh Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Roerich, Nicholas, 1874-1947. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
New York (State)--New York
New York (N.Y.)
Apartment houses


Active 1920

Active 1960

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