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McKim, Mead and White

Reilly, C. H. Sir

McKim, Mead and White

by Reilly, C. H. Sir

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Published by Benn in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McKim, Mead & White.

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    Statementby C.H. Reilly.
    SeriesMasters of architecture
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23,(1), 36 plates ;
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21455894M

    The Houses of McKim, Mead & White. Samuel G. White The Houses of McKim, Mead & White Samuel G. White With nearly one thousand commissions executed between and , McKim, Mead & White was the architectural firm of choice of the most prestigious projects of the era, including the redesign of the White.   A Monograph of McKim, Mead and White The architectural firm of McKim, Mead, & White, comprised of principle partners Charles Follen McKim (), William Rutherford Mead (), and Stanford White (), was one of the most prominent and successful architecture firms in America at the start of the twentieth century.

    (source: Nielsen Book Data) Subjects. Subject Pennsylvania Station (New York, N.Y.) > Designs and plans. McKim, Mead & White. Railroad stations > New York (State) > New York. Bibliographic information. Publication date Series Architecture in detail ISBN Browse related items. The monumental facade on Eighth Avenue was conceived as a Corinthian colonnade braced at the end by two pavilions. The imposing design was meant to match in strength the colonnade of Pennsylvania Station (also designed by McKim, Mead, and White), which originally faced the General Post Office Building from across Eighth Avenue. An unbroken flight of steps the full length of the colonnade.

      Architecture of McKim, Mead, and White book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. For forty years (), the now-legendary arch. Charles McKim retired in William Mead’s talent was more for running an office rather than designing. Stanford White was murdered on the rooftop of Madison Square Garden in by the eccentric young millionaire Harry Kendall Thaw as a result of White’s affair with Thaw’s wife, model and chorus girl Evelyn Nesbit Thaw.


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McKim, Mead & White rivals Frank Lloyd Wright for the honor of the premier architectural firm in American architecture. During McKim, Mead & White's most creative period (), the firm received nearly 1, commissions, which include many of Cited by: 1.

The roster of McKim, Mead & White's clients reads like a who's-who of American business, professional, cultural, and social enterprise in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Many of the buildings designed by this distinguished New York firm still stand today — libraries, museums, churches, train stations, banks, office /5(8). McKim, Mead & White managed to integrate functional and physical constraints with new technology (steel structures, elevators, etc) seamlessly into their vision, and their buildings remain highly prized.

Many are illustrated in this work ( illustrations -most 1/4 page size or less - grace my Harper & Row hardcover edition), but this is Cited by: 6. McKim, Mead & White rivals Frank Lloyd Wright for the honor of the premier architectural firm in American architecture.

During McKim, Mead & White's most creative period (), the firm received nearly 1, commissions, which include many of the most famous and important buildings ever built in America.

Now, following Rizzoli's Houses of McKim, Mead & White, authors Samuel G. White. McKim, Mead & White built houses for America’s greatest financiers and magnates: the Astors, Joseph Pulitzer, the Vanderbilts, Henry Villard, and J.

Morgan, among others They designed and built churches—Trinity Church in Boston, Judson Memorial Baptist Church in New York, and the Lovely Lane Methodist Church in Baltimore/5(19). With nearly one thousand commissions executed between andMcKim, Mead & White was the architectural firm of choice of the most prestigious projects of the era, including the redesign of the White House and the Mall in Washington, D.C., and the campuses of Harvard and Columbia Universities.

Among its residential clients were many of the most powerful figures of the Gilded Age /5(2). The Architecture of McKim, Mead & White in Photographs, Plans and Elevations (Dover Architecture) by White, McKim Mead & () Paperback Mead & White McKim. out of 5 stars 8. Paperback. 15 offers from $ McKim, Mead and White, Architects by Leland M.

Roth ()Author: Richard Guy Wilson. The architecture firm of McKim, Mead and White built some of this country's greatest buildings, from the original Penn Station in New York to Washington's National Museum of.

Mead just worked hard, had a quiet, perhaps boring life, and long outlived the others. Abolition was the cause that united many of those in the parental circle of McKim, Mead & White, and brought them some early clients. No one fought the good fight better than James Miller McKim, whose role in the abolitionist movement was his : Mosette Broderick.

Restoration of the White House Message of the President of the United States transmitting the report of the architects by Mead & White McKim, Charles Moore and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Bythe Boston Public Library again needed a larger building to accommodate its holdings, and architect Charles Follen McKim of McKim, Mead, and White was chosen to design a new building at the corner of Dartmouth Street and Boylston Street.

It opened in and cost $ million, with a capacity of 2 million books. McKim, Mead & White were one of THE American architectural firms in the status-obsessed late s and early s. They managed to make social connections with some of the richest families in America and to convert their connections into commissions/5.

The New York practice of McKim, Mead and White was formed in and, by the turn of the century, dominated American architecture. It worked for many of the most important public institutions and numerous commercial clients, but, in the period between andalso received over commissions for single family houses.

“McKim, Mead & White at the turn of the century was the leading architecture firm, designing major landmarks in major cities like New York, Newport, Boston, and Providence,” she says. “There were also college campuses at New York University, Columbia, Harvard, Bowdoin, Vassar, Radcliffe and even the University of Illinois.”.

The Architecture of McKim, Mead, and White: – by Allan Greenberg. McKim, Mead & White book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. McKim, Mead & White rivals Frank Lloyd Wright for the honor of the pre /5(18). McKim, Mead & White built houses for America’s greatest financiers and magnates: the Astors, Joseph Pulitzer, the Vanderbilts, Henry Villard, and J.

Morgan, among others They designed and built churches—Trinity Church in Boston, Judson Memorial Baptist Church in New York, and the Lovely Lane Methodist Church in Baltimore/5(2).

McKim, Mead & White: Selected Works collects the work of these influential architects and their successors. Compiling the original four volumes into one, this magnificent edition is supplemented with an introduction from Richard Guy Wilson and an essay by Leland Roth.

When the first volume of Monograph of the Work of McKim, Mead & White, appeared init soon became a major influence on the direction of American architecture.

Long out of print, the original four folio volumes now cost well over $1, on the rare book market (and finding a complete set is nearly impossible).Author: Clem Labine. McKim, Mead & White: Selected Works collects the work of these influential architects and their successors.

Compiling the original four volumes into one, this magnificent edition is supplemented with an introduction from Richard Guy Wilson and an essay by Leland Roth. the book is a must for fans of McKim, Mead & White and of. McKim, Mead & White, Selected Works highlights the nation’s defining classical structures from the late 19th century.

However, despite McKim, Mead & White’s current critical esteem—considerably higher than it was a half-century ago—in order to find the true muscle and sinew of advanced American architecture during the heyday of this arch-establishment partnership we must look instead to the mystically inclined but commercially aware Louis Sullivan.The Architecture of McKim, Mead & White in Photographs, Plans and Elevations (Dover Architecture series) by White, McKim, Mead &.

For architects and architectural historians, this book will be a valuable source for its comprehensive views of an unrivaled achievement in American architecture. Social historians and students of Americana will.