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BUILDINGS AND SCULPTURE OF ARTISTIC AND HISTORIC INTEREST IN NEW YORK

 

Note.—First paragraph of each section of the City gives buildings, the second paragraph notes sculpture.

WEST—CANAL TO 23D STREET

GRACE CHURCH, Broadway and loth Street—Renwick, architect; windows by Burne-Jones, La Farge and Frederick Wilson. JUDSON MEMORIAL CHURCH, Washington Square, South, 4th Street—Stanford White, architect; decorations and windows by La Farge; Baptistery reliefs by Herbert Adams. COLONIAL HOUSES on north side of the Square. WASHINGTON ARCH—Stanford White, architect. CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION, Fifth Avenue and loth Street—mural paintings over the altar (ill. no. 46) and four windows by La Farge; other windows by Armstrong, Crowninshield, Humphrey Johnson, Lauber, Tiffany and J. Alden Weir; angels in relief over altar by Louis St. Gaudens.

FIREMEN'S MONUMENT, Hudson Park.
ALEXANDER L. HOLLEY by Ward and GARIBALDI by Turini in Washington Square. LINCOLN by H. Kirke Brown, LAFAYETTE by Iartholdi, WASHINGTON by Ward and Kirke Brown and a FouNTAIN by Donndorf, all in Union Square, 14th Street and Broadway.

EAST—23D TO 42D STREET

FULLER BUILDING (Flatiron), Broadway and 23d Street—D. B.Burnham & Co., architects. METROPOLITAN LIFE BUILDING, I Madison Avenue—LeBrun and Son, architects; notable for its clock tower. MADISON SQUARE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Madison Avenue and 24th Street—Stanford White, architect; mural paintings and windows by Louis C. Tiffany; polychrome exterior decorations.

APPELLATE COURT BUILDING, Madison Avenue and 25th Street— J. B. Lord, architect; exterior sculpture by various artists; important mural decorations by Armstrong, Blashfield, Cox, Lauber, Maynard, Metcalf, Mowbray, Reid, Simmons, Turner, and H. O. Walker. MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, Madison Avenue and 27th Street—Stanford White, architect; tower modeled on that of the Giralda at Seville, topped by DIANA by St. Gaudens. CHURCH OF THE TRANSFIGURATION (Little Church around the Corner), 1 East 29th Street—memorial window to Edwin Booth and mural paintings by La Farge; numerous windows of foreign make; many paintings both originals and copies; some original sculpture.

CHESTER A. ARTHUR by Bissell; RoscoE CONKLING by Ward; FARRAGUT by Augustus St. Gaudens, with Stanford White as architect; WM. H. SEWARD by Randolph Rogers; and WM. J. WORTH by James G. Baterson, all in Madison Square.

WEST—23D TO 42D STREET

PENNSYLVANIA STATION, Seventh Avenue and 32d Street—McKim, Mead and White, architects; six topographical landscapes by Jules Guerin; sculpture by Weinman. HOTEL MARTINIQUE, Broad-way and 33d Street—mural decorations by Beckwith, Shean, Turner and Wiles. HOTEL WALDORF-ASTORIA, Fifth Avenue and 34th Street—murals by Armstrong, Blashfield, Crowninshield, Dodge, Fowler, Low, Maynard, Simmons and Turner. HERALD BUILDING, Broadway and 35th Street—McKim, Mead and White, architects; modeled after Palazzo del Consiglio, Verona. BRICK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Fifth Avenue and 37th Street—interior majolica decorations designed by LaFarge. NEw YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY, Fifth Avenue 4oth to 42d Streets—Carrere and Hastings, architects; exterior sculpture by Bartlett, MacMonnies, Barnard and Potter. EMPIRE THEATRE, Broadway and 4oth Street—murals by Dodge.

HORACE GREELEY by Alexander Doyle, Broadway and 33d Street. WM. EARL DODGE by Ward, Broadway and 35th Street. WASHING-TON IRVING by Friedrich Beer; JAMES MARION SIMS by Ferdinand von Miller; LOWELL MEMORIAL FOUNTAIN by Charles A. Platt and WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT by Herbert Adams, all in Bryant Park, back of Public Libray.

 

 

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