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New School photograph collectionBuildings and campus (NS040101.SII) ➔ Dedication of the Vera List Courtyard of The New School

Photographic Material

Related people/organizations

Jerry Speier (photographer)
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) (commissioner)


November 2 1997

Work Type

contact sheets


Contact sheet depicting the dedication ceremony of the Vera List Courtyard. The courtyard was created in the late 1950s and it connects 66 West 12th Street (Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall) and 65 West 11th Street (Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts). In 1997, it was redesigned by artist, Martin Puryear in collaboration with landscape architect, Michael Van Valkenburgh, and renamed the Vera List Courtyard. The contact sheet contains photographs of Martin Puryear, Michael Van Valkenburgh, New School Trustees William DeWind, Eugene Lang and William Havemeyer, and New School President Jonathan Fanton.


V. List Courtyard Dedication / #26&27 Jonathan Fanton (L) President / William Havemeyer (R) Trustee / #28 Eugene Lang (center) Trustee / Bill DeWind (R) '' / 11/2/97 - 2;© Jerry Speier 1997


box 4, folder 2




Jerry Speier. Dedication of the Vera List Courtyard of The New School. November 2 1997. New School photograph collection; Buildings and campus (NS040101.SII). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 06 Dec 2019.

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