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Cast-iron architecture in New York

Margot Gayle

Cast-iron architecture in New York

a photographic survey

by Margot Gayle

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Building, Iron and steel.,
  • Cast-iron.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtext by Margot Gayle ; photographs by Edmund V. Gillon, Jr.
    ContributionsGillon, Edmund Vincent.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA735 N5 G39 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p.
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19079644M

    The idea was exported to the colonies of both countries with hot climates as porches or verandahs, where it formed both decoration and structure. The facade was handsomely renovated at great expense several years ago. Daniel D. The puddling processpatented inwas a relatively low cost method for producing a structural grade wrought iron. The success of the concept spawned many imitators, as both exhibition halls and greenhouses, which were almost universally constructed of cast iron sometimes in combination with wrought-iron in the 19th century. Haughwout Building Broadway, John P.

    The design was by the Philadelphia architect Thomas Ustick Walter Haughwout sold furnishings and imported wares to the wealthy beneficiaries of the Industrial Revolution. The blocks they formed were empty except for scattered shanties, a few small inns, and country houses built before the war. He had strong business ties with John Jacob Astor, a successful fur trader. The increasing production and commerce of the great Northwestern country of which but a small portion is as yet fully occupied are now flowing upon us through channels established and paid for.

    Created by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi for the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Fountain of Light and Water was purchased by the federal government at the suggestion of Frederick Law Olmsted, the landscape architect who was designing the Capitol grounds. One observer, James D. Persecution of Buddhism in China led to the destruction of many of these structures. Other domes and roofs were built using extensive cast iron structures, with cast iron beams used to support the pyramidal roofs of the Palace of Westminster ssand an elaborate cast iron frame for the dome of Saint Isaac's Cathedral in St Petersburg


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Cast-iron architecture in New York by Margot Gayle Download PDF Ebook

Greenfield eventually merged the purchase of the Cast-iron architecture in New York book Building into his own company but kept the original name to continue the popularity and sales of the business. Abraham Darby is said to be the first to develop a new furnace in Britain's Severn Valley that allowed his grandson, Abraham Darby III, to build the first iron bridge in The lofty glass roof of Milan's Galleriabuiltis both a dome and glass roofed shopping arcade, the grandest ever built.

The history of cast iron's use in America begins in the British Isles. Cast iron molds could be reused, allowing for the development of architectural catalogs of module patterns that could be optioned to prospective clients — catalogs of cast-iron facades were as common as catalogs of pattern house kits.

Tiny and intimate West Village restaurants with jewel box-like details sit well alongside decades-old dive bars and an iconic cigar shop. Grand, storied hotels and some of the best art collections in the world also reside here. For the same reasons, cast iron was also popular for structures within parks and gardens, both public and private, as well as on public promenades, used for fencing, seating, lamp posts, drinking fountains, statues, decorative bridges, covered walkways, gazebos and bandstands.

In a few instances bridges and buildings built with cast iron failed when the cast iron was used poorly.

Illustrations of iron architecture, made by the Architectural Iron Works of the city of New York

Entire structures could be prefabricated and shipped around the world as "portable iron houses. Following the development of the material as for structural purposes, it was soon adapted for Cast-iron architecture in New York book that were both decorative and structural in all manner of buildings, structures and objects.

The red brick row houses of the region just to the north of this stream or canal now knows as Canal Street did not long remain residential. Some might call Cast-iron architecture in New York book opulence, as cast-iron fountains became standard equipment at the summer homes of the rich and famous bankers and industrialists of the Gilded Age.

They complement the building's decorative program which includes an ornamental cornice and articulated keystones.

The design was by the Philadelphia architect Thomas Ustick Walter A cartouche bearing the owner's initials is a tribute to Gardner's self-made financial success. The higher furnace temperatures made the slag produced with the additional lime to flow more freely.

The most famous example is the United States Capitol domebuiltentirely made of cast iron, painted to look like stone. At the same time it provides a strong framing device for the lengthy arcades. Snook employed James L.In New York, the style was used for urban row houses and commercial buildings.

The development of cast iron at this time permitted the mass production of decorative features that few could have afforded in carved stone. This led to the creation of cast-iron districts. Sep 21,  · Margot Gayle first identified 63 Nassau Street as a Bogardus commission in her book “Cast-Iron Architecture in New York” (Dover Publications).

by the hand of. Originally built in by James White, 67 Franklin Street represents one of New York’s most stunning examples of 19th-century cast iron architecture.

The landmark building’s neoclassical façade rises six stories, with intricate ornamentation that shifts subtly from one floor to the next.Jan 04,  · Most of the pdf is covered by the SoHo Cast-Iron Historic District, which includes a large number of interesting historic buildings, many of them utilizing cast iron as a construction material.

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