ART
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Alwyn Court Atrium Murals, 1977-82
Artworks: Mural (painted)

Artist
Richard Haas
Dates
  • Constructed, 1977-82
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Alwyn Court Atrium Murals - Richard Haas
Description
Alwyn Court is a unique example of an apartment house of the type utilizing Terracotta. This is the finest building of its type in New York City. Most high apartment structures at the turn of the century followed a general pattern having limestone base for the lower stories, a relatively plain shaft of regularly spaced windows for the central portion, and a top story or two treated in some special manner crowned by a projecting cornice. Decoration as such was limited to main entrances, occasiona...
courtesy 1966 NYCLPC Landmark Designation Report
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Location
180 West 58th Street
New York, NY 10019
United States

Atrium
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