Emery Roth architectural drawings and autobiography, circa 1907-1949 (bulk circa 1920-1939)
approx. 2,290 sheets
Architect. In 1938, Roth's office was renamed Emery Roth & Sons.
This collection included primarily original and reprographic architectural drawings by Roth, circa 1907-circa 1949, largely of apartment buildings located in Manhattan and designed during the 1920s and 1930s. Represented are the San Remo Towers, The Beresford, The Oliver Cromwell, the Normandy, and numerous other apartment buildings. There are also drawings for several hotel and private residences. A two-volume typescript autobiography is also included.
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