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Seagram Building, New York

Seagram Building, New York

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People

  • Gene Summers (creator)
  • Office of Mies van der Rohe (architectural firm)
  • Gene Summers (archive creator)

Title

Seagram Building, New York

Dates of creation

1955-1974

Level of archival description

File 4

Extent and Medium

  • - 8 photographs, 2 clippings, 1 book

Scope and Content

- The Seagram Building at 375 Park Avenue, New York, was designed for the Joseph E. Seagram and Sons Company by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe with Philip Johnson. Gene Summers was a key collaborator in the project. The file contains documentation related to the Seagram Building in the form of published information and photographs.

Reference Number

AP114.S1.SS1.D4

Location

New York (City) New York United States

Related units of description

  • - See also slides and photographs of the Seagram Building in the Sub-series "Promotional documents".

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    • Reference Number: ARCH193820
    • Title: 375 Park Avenue
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1955
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvin Lustig (designer)
    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Promotional publication for potential tenants of 375 Park Avenue (Seagram Building).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Technique and media:

    Various types of paper, spiral bound

    Dimensions:

    book: 36 x 31 cm

    Physical Description:

    spiral bound

    Credit line:

    Gene Summers fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gene Summers/
    Gift of Gene Summers

    Folder Number:

    114-002-003 S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH193821
    • Title: News paper clippings from the New York Times and Daily News
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    News paper clippings from the New York Times and Daily News, dated “11/14, ” describing the installation of artist Jean Dubuffet's “Milord la Chammare” on the Plaza of the Seagram Building in November of 1974.

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 clipping(s)

    Technique and media:

    Newsprint

    Dimensions:

    Various dimensions

    Document Type:

    • clippings

    Credit line:

    Gene Summers fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gene Summers/
    Gift of Gene Summers

    Folder Number:

    114-003-001 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH193823
    • Title: Series of photographs documenting the installation of artist Jean Dubuffet's “Milord la Chammare”
    • Dates of creation: November 1974
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Series of photographs documenting the installation of artist Jean Dubuffet's “Milord la Chammare” on the Plaza of the Seagram Building in November of 1974.

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 20.5 x 25.5 cm

    Credit line:

    Gene Summers fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gene Summers/
    Gift of Gene Summers

    Folder Number:

    114-003-001a T

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