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Brooke Astor’s Library, New York(1959)*

Artist/Designer: Albert Hadley

Project Location: New York, United States

Figure 1: Library ( Source | Accessed : October 28, 2016 )
Figure 2: Sketch ( Source | Accessed : October 28, 2016 )


Primary Material(s):
Metal, Paint


Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
20th Century

Additional Information:
Publications/Texts in Print:
Albert Hadley Papers, 1947-1999. Coll. KA.0017. Kellen Archives, The New School.

Goodman, Wendy. "Selling Off the Money Room: A last glimpse of Mrs. Astor’s apartment." New York Magazine, April 13, 2008.

Hampton, Mark. Albert Hadley: Drawings and the Design Process. New York: New York School of Interior Design, 2004.

Lewis, Adam. Albert Hadley: The Story of America's Preeminent Interior Designer. New York: Rizzoli, 2005.

T. Jackson, Kenneth, Lisa Keller and Nancy V. Flood, eds. The Encyclopedia of New York City: Second Edition. Yale University Press, 2010.

Building Address:
778 Park Avenue,
New York, NY

Significant Dates: building constructed in 1908, library was redesigned in 1959.

Supporting Staff/ Designers:

Tags: Art and Interiors, History and Interiors, Drawing, United States, New York, Modern, 20th Century, Paint, Metal, Library

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