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Urban Development Corporation (UDC)/Low Rise High Density (LRHD)

Urban Development Corporation (UDC)/Low Rise High Density (LRHD)

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People

  • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (creator)
  • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

Title

Urban Development Corporation (UDC)/Low Rise High Density (LRHD)

Dates of creation

1972-1975

Level of archival description

Sub-series 5

Extent and Medium

  • 5 files

Scope and Content

Sub-series documents the Low Rise High Density (LRHD) projects undertaken in Brooklyn and Staten Island, New York, by the IAUS in collaboration with the Urban Development Corporation (UDC), and the accompanying exhibition held in New York City at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Material in sub-series was produced between 1972 and 1975.

Sub-series contains correspondence, reports, budgets, project descriptions and exhibition catalogues.

Reference Number

AP057.S2.SS5

Location

Staten Island New York United States

Related units of description

  • Textual documents in file ARCH153469 (sub-series AP057.S1.SS2), file ARCH153564 (sub-series AP057.S2.SS3), and files ARCH153874, ARCH153875 (sub-series AP057.S4.SS4) also contain information relevant to sub-series AP057.S2.SS5.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153577
    • Title: LRHD
    • Dates of creation: 1972-1975
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 6

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Minutes of meeting, 6 April 1973
    Program Phase Report, 28 December 1972
    Correspondence
    Outline of Presentation:CUNY, 25 February 1975
    Descriptions of exhibition and catalogue contents

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    B5-1

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH401279
      • Minutes from meeting between Urban Development Corporation (UDC) and IAUS about Low-Rise High-Density (LRHD) phase II site planning
      • Form: textual records
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      • ARCH401280
      • Minutes from meeting between Urban Development Corporation (UDC) and IAUS about Low-Rise High-Density (LRHD) phase II site planning
      • Form: textual records
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      • ARCH401281
      • Letter from William H. Hayden to Peter Wolf describing Low-Rise High-Density (LRHD) project with attached map
      • Form: textual records
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      • ARCH401283
      • Draft catalog outline for IAUS, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Urban Development Corporation (UDC) exhibition of Low-Rise Family Housing prototype
      • Form: textual records
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    • Reference Number: ARCH153578
    • Title: LRHD
    • Dates of creation: 1972-1973
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 12

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Handwritten minutes of meeting, 6 April 1973
    Memos from PDE, Peter Wolf
    Complaint letter to PDE from Kenneth Frampton, April 23 1972
    Estimates for exhibition catalog
    Proposals and description of the structure of MoMA exhibition
    Budget
    Newspaper clippings, Newsdays, July 18 1973
    Several project descriptions & cost analyses

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    B5-2

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH272399
      • Letter from Edward J. Logue to Arthur Drexler with attached draft letter from Edward J. Logue to Louis Winnick soliciting a donation from the Ford Foundation
      • Form: textual records
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      • ARCH272400
      • Letter from Kenneth Frampton to Peter D. Eisenman about presentation to the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) and a critique of the organizational structure of IAUS
      • Form: textual records
      • Add to folder
      • ARCH274452
      • Specifications for the construction of Low-Rise High Density housing based on the Institute’s model study
      • Form: textual records
      • Add to folder
      • ARCH401284
      • Draft minutes of meeting between Urban Development Corporation (UDC) and IAUS about Low-Rise High-Density (LRHD) phase II site planning
      • Form: textual records
      • Add to folder
      • ARCH401285
      • Proposed exhibition on Low-Rise High-Density (LRHD) at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) with annotations by Peter D. Eisenman
      • Form: textual records
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      • ARCH401286
      • Memorandum from Peter D. Eisenman to Arthur Drexler about Low-Rise High-Density (LRHD) exihibition
      • Form: textual records
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      • ARCH401288
      • Cover page of request to the Ford Foundation for a grant to develop a Low-Rise High-Density (LRHD) prototype with annotations by Peter D. Eisenman
      • Form: textual records
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      • ARCH401289
      • Memorandum from Peter Wolf to Theodore Liebman about the terms and scope of services for the schematic design phase of the Low-Rise HIgh-Density (LRHD) project
      • Form: textual records
      • Add to folder
      • ARCH401291
      • Minutes of meeting between Urban Development Corporation (UDC) and IAUS about Low-Rise High-Density (LRHD)
      • Form: textual records
      • Add to folder
      • ARCH401292
      • Memorandum from Theodore Liebman to Edward J. Logue about Low-Rise High-Density (LRHD) prototype
      • Form: textual records
      • Add to folder
      • ARCH401293
      • Minutes of meeting between Urban Development Corporation (UDC) and IAUS about Low-Rise High-Density (LRHD)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH153579
    • Title: IAUS: correspondence, 1974
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Letters between PDE, Ed Logue of NYS Urban Development Corporation, and Arthur Drexler of MoMA about budget overruns concerning Low Rise High Density exhibition and catalogue

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    B5-3

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH401294
      • Letter from Peter D. Eisenman to Arthur Drexler about repayment of loan made by Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) to IAUS
      • Form: textual records
      • Add to folder
      • ARCH401295
      • Letter from Peter D. Eisenman to Edward J. Logue about Low-Rise High-Density (LRHD) exhibition and catalog
      • Form: textual records
      • Add to folder
      • ARCH401296
      • Letter from Edward J. Logue to Peter D. Eisenman about Low-Rise High-Density (LRHD) exhibition and catalog
      • Form: textual records
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    • Reference Number: ARCH153580
    • Title: IAUS / UDC LRHD Prototype Housing Study
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Report Phase 1

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    B5-4

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153581
    • Title: Another chance for housing : low-rise alternatives ; Brownsville, Brooklyn, Fox Hills, Staten Island
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    [catalogue of] an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, June 12 - August 19 1973 / designed by the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies for the New York State Urban Development Corporation. - New York : MoMA, 1973.
    2 Catalogues from the MoMA exhibition

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Copyright:

    © CCA

    Folder Number:

    B5-5

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH274453
      • Catalogue for the exhibition "Another Chance for Housing : Low-Rise Alternatives" at the Museum of Modern Art, New York
      • Form: books
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