Manhattan Center - exterior detail.

Title:

Manhattan Center - exterior detail.

Format:

Digital images

Publisher:

Not applicable.

Date:

2010

Street Address:

311 West 34th Street

Photographer/Artist:

Jeanette O'Keefe

Description:

Detail of a lion water spout on façade of building. In 1922 the Manhattan Opera House was purchased by the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of Free Masonry. The Masons built a new building façade with the inscription "Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite" which can still be seen today. The Lion may be a reference to Masonic handshake known as "The Lion's Paw".

Subjects:

  • Thirty-fourth Street (New York, N.Y.)
  • Theaters--New York (State)--New York.
  • Freemasons.
  • Midtown Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)

Rights:

Copyright Mina Rees Library, CUNY Graduate Center. All rights reserved. Use prohibited without written permission.

Collection:

Digital 34th Street

Contributing Institution:

City University of New York. Graduate School and University Center, Mina Rees Library.

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