Architect & Engineer File 1811-1989


Architect & Engineer File, 1811-1989

Architect & Engineer File 1811-1989

The collection consists of approximately 1,500 drawings in many media, including ink and graphite drawings, renderings, sketches, blueprints, and lithographs representing works by more than 150 locally and nationally prominent architects and engineers.

20.0 Linear feet; (Over 1,500 architectural and engineering drawings)

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Buffalo and New York City Railroad (corporateBody)

Delano, William Adams, 1874-1960 (person)

Architect and president of the Art Commission of the City of New York. From the description of William Adams Delano papers, 1947-1954. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476977441 American architect. From the description of Reminiscences : and other papers, 1909-1960. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 14402669 Architect. From the description of Reminiscences of William Adams Delano : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In t...

Schermerhorn, Richard Jr. (person)

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (corporateBody)

Lever House, one of the major landmarks of International Style architecture, was designed by Gordon Bunshaft, of the the New York office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Sited along Park Avenue between 53rd and 54th Streets in New York City, the building was completed in 1952. Weiskoff & Pickworth were the structural engineers and Jaros Baum & Bolles were the mechanical engineers. From the guide to the Lever House architectural drawings, 1950-1953, (Columbia University. Ave...

Hindley, William (person)

Delano & Aldrich (corporateBody)

At the time of this project the address of Delano & Aldrich was given as 9 East 41st Street (New York, N.Y.) and 4 East 39th Street (New York, N.Y.). From the description of Art Gallery for Henry Walters, Esq., Baltimore, Md. [graphic] : [detail drawings] / Delano & Aldrich, Architects. Feb., 1905-June 21, 1906. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 78165781 Architectural firm of New York, N.Y. From the description of Architec...

Davidson, Henry P. (person)

Eckman, Julius, 1805-1874 (person)

Peck, Howard M. (person)

Upjohn, Richard, 1802-1878 (person)

Richard Upjohn (1802-1878) was an English-born architect who practiced in Boston and New York City. He designed Gothic Revival churches, including Trinity Church in New York City, houses and civil buildings. He was founder and first president (1857-1876) of the American Institute of Architects. From the description of Richard Upjohn and Richard Michell Upjohn papers, 1839-1914. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122598054 ...

Baxter, Charles (person)

Harrison, Henry G. (person)

Architect, furniture designer. From the description of Henry G. Harrison furniture designs, 1882-circa 1883. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 505720108 ...

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820 (person)

British-born American architect best known for his design of the United States Capitol and other public buildings in the United States. -- Joseph Donath was a Philadelphia merchant who is best remembered for supplying glass to Thomas Jefferson. From the description of [Letter] 1805 Sep. 19, Ironhill, Del. [to] Jos. Donath & Co. / B. Henry Latrobe. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 245178736 British-born architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe, most famous for designing the ...

Rosborg, Christian F. (person)

Flagg, Ernest, 1857-1947 (person)

Ernest Flagg (February 6, 1857 – April 10, 1947) was born in Brooklyn, New York. He married Margaret E. Bonnell, with whom he had one daughter, Betsey Flagg. A student of Le Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Flagg’s work refers to classical architecture. After completing his studies, in 1891, Flagg and John Prentiss Benson started Flagg & Benson, (later Flagg, Benson & Brockway), and the firm designed St. Luke’s Hospital, in New York. In 1894, Ernest Flagg went i...

Wright, Peter M. (person)

Atterbury, Grosvenor (person)

Grosvenor Atterbury (1869-1956) was an architect who developed a prefabrication system to provide adequate housing for the poor. From the description of Grosvenor Atterbury papers, 1925-1951. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 74897746 Grosvenor Atterbury (1869-1956) was a New York City architect, urban planner and writer. A graduate of Columbia University's School of Architecture, he worked in the office of McKim, Mead & White before opening his own pract...

Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895 (person)

Calvert Vaux (1824-1895) was a British-born landscape architect who practiced in the U.S. He worked on the designs for the grounds of the U.S. Capitol and the Smithsonian Institution. In 1857 he began collaborating with Frederick Law Olmsted on the construction of Prospect Park in Brooklyn, N.Y., and Central, Morningside and Riverside Parks in Manhattan. They also worked on the South Park in Chicago and the state reservation at Niagara Falls, N.Y. Vaux was the landscape architect for the departm...

Warren & Wetmore (corporateBody)

Regarding the Aeolian Hall, the following information can be found in the 1988 AIA Guide to New York City: "City University Graduate Center, CUNY/originally Aeolian Hall . . . 1912. Warren & Wetmore. Redesigned, 1970, Carl J. Petrilli & Assocs. What was once a concert hall and then a five-and-ten is now a bluestone-floored pedestrian arcade forming an elegant shortcut between 42nd and 43rd Streets. . . . George Gershwin introduced Rhapsody in Blue in Aeolian Hall with Paul Whiteman's Orc...

Interborough Rapid Transit Company (corporateBody)

Commuter railroad service in Brooklyn dates to 1834 and the founding of the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) during that year. Originally conceived as a means to connect Brooklyn to Boston, Massachusetts more directly, the LIRR played a significant role in the development and economic growth of Long Island's suburban communities, particularly after the railroad was directly linked to Manhattan in the 1880s. As of 2010, the LIRR is the largest and busiest commuter railroad in the United S...

Thompson, Martin E. (Martin Edward), 1959- (person)

American architect (1796 - 1877), practiced in New York City in partnership with Ithiel Town. From the description of Martin E. Thompson architectural drawings and papers, 1822-1861. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 269260869 ...

Haviland, John, 1792-1852 (person)

Architect who emigrated from England to the United States. From the description of Papers, 1806-1868. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 213487056 ...

Turnbull, Captain W. (person)

Walker, Joseph Jr. (person)

Harkness, William. (person)

Heins & LaFarge (corporateBody)

Hawley, Hughson, 1850-1936 (person)

Peabody & Stearns (Boston, Mass.) (corporateBody)

Parkman's summer house was razed in the 1890s for the Jamaica Plain Project; a memorial stone marks its former site. From the description of Plans for Francis Parkman's house in Jamaica Plain : manuscript, 1873-1874. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612876823 ...

Gilbert, Rufus H. (person)

Ludlow & Valentine (corporateBody)

Whipple, Squire, 1804-1888 (person)

Casey, Edward Pearce, 1864-1940 (person)

Tudor, Frederic, 1783-1864 (person)

Bollman, W. (Wendel), 1814-1888 (person)

Trumbull, John, 1756-1843 (person)

American painter of historical subjects. From the description of ALS : New York, to James Madison, 1823 Oct. 20. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122580911 Painter; New York City. From the description of John Trumbull papers, 1787-1843. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557315 John Trumbull (1756-1843) was an American painter and diplomat. From the guide to the John Trumbull papers, 1780-1840, (The New York Public Library...

Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844 (person)

Architect and public official. Bulfinch worked on and completed the United States Capitol building in Washington D.C. (1817-1830). Thomas Bulfinch (1796-1867) writer of "The age of fable," "The age of chivalry; or, legends of King Arthur." Stephen Greenleaf Bulfinch was a minister in Augusta, Georgia. From the description of Personal and family papers, 1817-1913. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41416141 Architect. From the description of Charles Bulfinch ...

Dwight, Benjamin Franklin (American architect, died 1893) (person)

American Bridge Company (corporateBody)

Lienau, Detlef (person)