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66 West Twelfth Street Architectural Plans and Drawings ➔ Details of Board Room at Third Floor


Related people/organizations

Joseph Urban (architect)
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) (commissioner)
J.J. Mauro (draftsman)
Thomas Hart Benton (subject)




Construction drawing for the boardroom in the New School for Social Research's building at 66 West 12th Street. The drawing includes elevations of all four walls and a cross section of the molding, including the exact placement of silver aluminum-leaf moldings that were to become an integral structural element within the ten-panel mural, America Today, created for the room by Thomas Hart Benton. The room, later adapted for use as a classroom, was often referred to as the Thomas Hart Benton Room.


box MC H 3, folder 5




Joseph Urban. Details of Board Room at Third Floor. 1930. 66 West Twelfth Street Architectural Plans and Drawings. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 22 Oct 2019.

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