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Architect McKim, Mead, and White
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Location New York, New York   map
Date 1894   timeline
Building Type corporate headquaters
Climate temperate
Context urban
Style Renaissance Revival
Notes based on the Palazzo del Lonsiglio in Verona, Italy.
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Elevation Drawing

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Discussion New York Herald Building Commentary

"The New York Herald Building is an example of the selection of an exterior form that serves as an envelope and almost completely contradicts the interior. ...A perfectly circular entrance lobby contrasted with the remainder of the interior, but gave to the visitor a sense of order, the same order that the harmonious exterior gave to the irregular site and the surrounding disorder of the city."

— Richard Guy Wilson. McKim, Mead & White Architects. New York: Rizzoli, 1983. p50-51.

Details

at Broadway and 34th Street.

Demolished 1921.

Resources
Sources on New York Herald Building

Benjamin Blom. A Monograph of the Works of McKim, Mead & White, 1879-1915. With an essay by Leland Roth. New York: Benjamin Blom, 1973. photo of exterior, plate 64.

Roger H. Clark and Michael Pause. Precedents in Architecture. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1985. rotated geometry diagram, p192. — Updated edition available at Amazon.com

Richard Guy Wilson. McKim, Mead and White, Architects. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1983. Exterior birdseye photo of buiding and Herald square, f52, p49.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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