Notes

Owen Petersen

 

March 27, 2018

  • Cary Building, king & Kellum 1856-57
  • Roosevelt Building Richard Morris Hunt 1873-1874

*Columns do not descend to ground

*Capital has addition above it

 

Skyscraper Problems

→ Artistic Expression

→ Structure

→ Iron-cast & wrought

→ Masonry

→ Fireproofing

 

  • Second Empire Baroque 1855-1880
  • High Victorian Gothic 1860-1880
  • Other Styles
  • Stick (1862-1880)
  • East lake 1872-1890
  • Queen Ann 1875-1890 → Mash up of style
  • Shingle style 1880-1900

 

  • Romanesque Revival 1880-1895

(aka) Richardsonian Romanesque

→ Roman brick → Thick Elongated

→ Spanish tile roof

 

Romanesque Characteristics

  • Extensive use of masonry “Honest”
  • Variety of shapes and outlines
  • Use of natural polychrome (many colors)
  • Contrasting colors and textures
  • Round, broad arches framing windows

 

  • Long Island Hospital Therapeutic Nursey, originally Brooklyn Public Library William Tubby, 1887

 

  • Schermerhorn Building, Henry J. Hardenbergh 1888-1890

 

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