Friday, February 3, 2012

The Grenville T. Emmet Residence

The Grenville Temple Emmet residence, an older townhouse redesigned by Mott Schmidt c. 1917 at 39 East 63rd Street in New York City. Emmet was the American Minister to the Netherlands and later to Austria (where he died in 1937). Click HERE to see the Emmet residence on google street view.







Photos from Architectural Record, 1919.

5 comments:

The Down East Dilettante said...

Anti-Macassars in the Drawing room??? My dears, what is the world coming to!

The Down East Dilettante said...

Btw, Grenville Emmet was a relative of Mrs. Stanford White, n'est pas?

Zach said...

Which would make Grenville brothers with Devereaux?

http://www.oldlongisland.com/2009/12/sherrewogue.html

Anonymous said...

Would people actually walk on that tiger skin rug?

The Down East Dilettante said...

or at least cousins