Wednesday, November 28, 2012

The Elihu Root Residence

The Elihu Root residence designed by Carrere & Hastings c. 1904 at 733 Park Avenue in New York City.  Root, an attorney, served as the Secretary of War from 1899-1904, the Secretary of State from 1905-1909 and U.S. Senator from New York from 1909-1915.  The residence was demolished c. 1970 and replaced with a 30-story apartment building.  Photo from Architecture, 1905.

1 comment:

Zach said...

http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/11/27/nbc-signs-creator-of-downton-abbey-for-drama-about-gilded-age-in-new-york/