Friday, November 5, 2010

Architecture and Design Between the Wars: New York

Cass Gilbert, The Woolworth Building, New York

Hugh Ferris, Maximum Mass Permitted by the 1916 New York Zoning Law #4, charcoal drawing.

William Van Alen, the Chrysler Building, New York

Shreve, Harmon, and Lamb, The Empire State Building, New York

Raymond Hood and many others, Rockefeller Center, New York

Walter Harrison, Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center, New York


New York
--Art Deco
--1916 Zoning Laws
--Hugh Ferris
--William Van Alen
--Raymond Hood

Getting Around New York

The traffic on Lower Broadway in 1903; mostly foot and horse traffic, and a lot of it

Getting around New York in 1928 featuring Harold Lloyd and Babe Ruth. With the introduction of the automobile, traveling around the city became a lot more exciting.