Monday, November 21, 2011

Graham Court

The Graham Court apartment house designed by Clinton & Russell c. 1901 on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard (Seventh Avenue) between West 116th and 117th Streets in New York City. Funded by William Waldorf Astor, he would also hire Clinton & Russell to design the Hotel Astor (1904) and the Apthorp apartments (1908) in the following years. Click HERE for more on Graham Court and HERE to see the building on google street view.


Photos from Architectural Record, 1901.

2 comments:

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Anonymous said...

It's a miracle this building survived...I wonder how the interiors fared.

Looks as if the courtyard is intact and those beautiful wrought-iron gates.