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Morgan Library and Annex, 29-33 East 36th Street.

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Title:

Morgan Library and Annex, 29-33 East 36th Street.

Format:

1 photographic reproduction ; 24.1 x 18.1 cm.

Date:

after 1928

Street Address:

29 East 36th Street

Photographer/Artist:

Other Creator:

Potter, Edward Clark, 1857-1923.

Description:

Morgan Library and Annex, 29-33 East 36th Street. Library built 1903-1906 ; Architect: Charles McKim of McKim, Meade & White. The Annex added 1928 on the site of J.P. Morgan's former residence ; Architect: Benjamin W. Morris.

Description continued:

McKim's original 1906 library (foreground) was built in an Italian Renaissance Eclectic Style using the dry masonry technique. The 1928 Annex (background) followed Florentine Renaissance design principles. Sculptures by Edward Clark Potter and Andrew O'Connor decorate the exterior of the McKim building. Caption reads: J. Pierpont Morgan Library; E. 36th St.

Landmark Name:

Pierpont Morgan Library and Annex

Previously known as:

Subjects:

  • Murray Hill Neighborhood (New York, N.Y.)
  • Pierpont Morgan Library.
  • Museum architecture.

Rights Management:

The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Mina Rees Library, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, except for "fair use" as defined by copyright law.

Rights Management 2:

Image courtesy of the Murray Hill Neighborhood Association.

Contributing Institution:

City University of New York. Graduate School and University Center.

Publisher:

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

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