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New School photograph collectionBuildings and campus (NS040101.SII) ➔ Architects' Rendering of the Auditorium of the 66 West 12th Street Building of The New School

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Peter A. Juley & Son (photographer)
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) (commissioner)

Date

circa 1930

Work Type

photographic prints

Description

The building and the auditorium were designed by Joseph Urban and were built in 1930. It was originally named after Bernhard Mayer the Bernhard Mayer Auditorium until 1993. Between 1993 and 2014 it was called the John L.Tishman Auditorium.

Inscription

One of unique features of America's first building for higher adult education, now being effected by the NEW SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH, at 66-72 West Twelfth Street New York, is this egg-shaped auditorium designed by internationally famous architect, Joseph Urban. Only decorative features are elliptical bands of plaster, forming the ceiling, and the lighting effects, on stage, coming from lights concealed between plaster bands on ceiling. Dr. Alvin Johnson is the Director of the New School.;Peter A. Juley & Son Photographers of Fine Arts Since 1896 219 East 39th Street, New York City

Location

box 3, folder 16

Identifier

NS040101_000443

Citation

Peter A. Juley & Son. Architects' Rendering of the Auditorium of the 66 West 12th Street Building of The New School. circa 1930. New School photograph collection; Buildings and campus (NS040101.SII). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 May 2019.

Use Restrictions

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