Discovering Greece and Rome in Gotham
Edited by Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis and Matthew McGowan
Contributor(s): Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis, Matthew McGowan, Elizabeth Bartman, Maryl B. Gensheimer, Francis Morrone, Margaret Malamud, Allyson McDavid, Jon Ritter and Jared Simard
This book examines the reception and appropriation of Classical (Greco-Roman) Art and Architecture in New York from 1830–1940, including Pennsylvania Station, Rockefeller Center, the Gould Memorial Library, the proposed Civic Center (Foley Square), Federal Hall, as well as on the use of inscriptions in New York’s art and architecture.
ISBN: 9780823288700More Details