Following J.P. Morgan's death his home on the corner of Madison Avenue and E. 36th Street was razed and an addition to his library built on the site. Though the two buildings appeared to be separate they connected through a back corridor. Built: 1928; Architect: Benjamin W. Morris. Morris's Italian Renaissance-inspired building complements the classicism of the Morgan Library's original 1906 building. This corridor is a showcase of Neo-Italian Renaissance design. The floors are inlaid with marble
Pierpont Morgan Library and Annex
Previously known as:
Murray Hill Neighborhood (New York, N.Y.)
Pierpont Morgan Library
Art, Italian -- Influence
Mural painting and decoration
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