Horace Ginsbern architectural records and papers collection, circa 1902-1987
4,422 sheets: various media
Electronic finding aid; project-level control.
The collection primarily contains architectural drawings, including renderings and working drawings, for projects designed by Ginsbern. Most projects are located in Manhattan and the Bronx and cover various building types, including apartment buildings, stores, office, and industrial buildings. Some projects are not identified.
Biographical / Historical Note
Horace Ginsbern's projects include the Security Mutual Insurance Company and apartment houses on the Grand Concourse in the Bronx, New York. In Manhattan, Ginsbern designed the Harlem River Houses and Rockefeller University's Faculty House apartments. The architect was also known as Horace Ginsberg.
Collection is open by appointment only.
Permission to publish must be obtained in writing from the Director, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University,1172 Amsterdam Ave., Mail Code 0301, New York, NY 10027.
Horace Ginsbern architectural records and papers. Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York, NY.