Harperley Hall designed by Henry W. Wilkerson c. 1910 at 41 Central Park West and West 64th Street in New York City. Click HERE to see floor plans to the building and HERE to see Harperley Hall on google street view.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Edward Holbrook, the building was designed to house a bank on the ground floor and offices above. Click HERE for more on the Frances Building which has since been demolished.
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Stanford White following his murder the previous June. The first is titled Stanford White - His Work by C. Howard Walker and the second is Stanford White as those trained in his office knew him with pieces by J. Monroe Hewlett, Francis L.V. Hoppin of Hoppin & Koen, Albert Randolph Ross and Philip Sawyer of York & Sawyer.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
John Roll McLean residence greatly enlarged and designed by John Russell Pope c. 1907 at 1500 I Street in Washington D.C. Following McLean's death in 1916 the residence was inherited by his son Edward, husband of Evalyn Walsh McLean. The house was eventually demolished in 1939. Click HERE for more on the McLean residence.
Sunday, November 3, 2013
William Collins Whitney residence originally built for Robert L. Stuart by William Schickel c. 1883 with substantial alterations for Whitney by McKim, Mead & White c. 1901 at 871 Fifth Avenue in New York City. Click HERE for more on the Whitney residence which was demolished c. 1942. Photo from the Museum of the City of New York.
Sunday, October 27, 2013
HERE and HERE for more on the Willard Hotel and HERE to see it on google street view.
Friday, October 11, 2013
Monday, September 30, 2013
Saturday, August 17, 2013
Adolph Bernard Spreckels residence designed by Kenneth MacDonald Jr. c. 1912 in San Francisco, California. Spreckels was the head of Spreckels Sugar Company and donated the Palace of the Legion of Honor Art Museum to the city of San Francisco in 1924. His wife Alma de Bretteville Spreckels was a noted philanthropist and had the nicknames 'The Great Grandmother of San Francisco' and 'Big Alma'. Click HERE for more on the Spreckels residence and HERE to see it on google street view.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Clarence Howard Clark Jr. residence designed by Charles Barton Keen between 1910-1914 in Devon, Pennsylvania. Clark, a financier, was partner at E.W. Clark & Co. and president of the Centennial National Bank in Philadelphia. He was the son of Clarence Howard Clark Sr. and grandson of Enoch White Clark.
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Charles Blair Macdonald of 'Ballyshear' in Southampton, the club's purpose is to promote the best interests of the game of golf. The building began life as two c. 1890 residences that were eventually combined. Click HERE and HERE for more on the Links Club and HERE to see the building on google street view.
Thursday, August 1, 2013
HERE for a 1919 NYTimes article on the opening of the hospital which closed in the 1990s and was demolished in 2003. The hospital was built in remembrance of Carson C. Peck, vice president and treasurer of the F.W. Woolworth Company and owner of the Brooklyn Daily Times. Click HERE for photos of the hospital taken in 2001.