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Wank Adams Slavin Associates records, 1913-2006, bulk 1920-1975

Series II: Collection II (2015.004)

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Subseries 1: Reed & Stem (1889-1923)



Box 3 Folder 1 Minnesota State Fair Grounds, Grand Stand ([Saint Paul?], MN), 1909-1910

1 photo album of construction and finished structure



Box 1 Folder 1 Penn Station (New York, NY), c. 1910

2 photographs (possibly used as study photos)



Shelf 118ft The Investor's Map of Manhattan, 1911

Published by Mark Rafalsky & Company, New York; contains block and lot maps of the city



Oversize 1 Folder 1 King's Views of New York, 1911-1912

Published by The American News Company; contains 400 illustrations of New York around 1911; 94 pages



Oversize 6 Folder 1 Grand Central Station (New York, NY), 1911-1913

20 mounted photographs; 3 loose photographs; 1 negative



Oversize 1 Folder 2 Inception and Creation of the Grand Central Terminal, 1913

1 publication; privately printed by Allen H. Stem & Alfred Fellheimer (successors Reed & Stem); inscription to A.R. Whaley from Fellheimer



Box 3 Folder 2 to 3 Architecture magazine, v. 27, n. 3, 1913

2 copies of magazine, featuring Grand Central Terminal



Box 3 Folder 4 Union Station (200 Cherry Street, Macon, GA), January - July 1916

Additional creator: J. Henry Miller Inc. (General Contractors); 1 photo album of construction (53 photographs)



Shelf 118ft Proposed Lake Front Passenger Terminal (Chicago, IL), 1920

Full study, including elevations, sections, site plans, etc.; of note are plans of other stations with comparative assessments on passenger volume and square footage



Shelf 118ft Study for Joint Terminal Improvement (Chicago, IL), 1921

Full study, including plans, elevations, passenger traffic studies, track plans, existing conditions, etc.; includes Grand Central Terminal as a reference project



Box 3 Folder 5 "Progress Photographs: Church in the Gardens" (Ascan Avenue, Forest Hills, NY)

1 photo album of construction and finished structure of a church building next to the Church-in-the-Gardens



Oversize 2 Folder 1 "Auditorium for the City of St. Paul" (West 5th Street, St. Paul, MN), [undated]

1 photo album, includes 18 photographs; with a longitudinal section of the structure taken from Brickbuilder



Oversize 7 Folder 7 Scrapbook

Scrapbook holds clippings, photographs, and ephemera; material at front is focused on Railroad station work, to the rear material includes other projects, including the Corn Exchange Banks, and material that may or may not have been of professional interest, including technological developments and social events


Subseries 2: Fellheimer & Wagner (1923-1961)



Oversize 6 Folder 2 Offices of Fellheimer & Wagner (155 East 42nd Street, 5th Floor [?], New York, NY), c. 1920s

9 mounted photographs of interior; 4 loose photographs of interior; 1 floor plan



Oversize 2 Folder 4 Dr. J. H. Tuttle, residence (Glen Head, Long Island, NY), c. 1920s

1 photograph album, includes 13 mounted photographs (of both interior and exterior)


State Street Terminal, improvement study (Chicago, IL), 1922

Full study, including elevations, sections, site plans; of note is a comparative study of Grand Central Terminal; loose material in front of volume includes 1 clipping, 1 Photostat, 1 loose page



Oversize 2 Folder 2 Haass Memorial (Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, MI), 1926

1 photograph album, includes 4 mounted photographs; memorial for Ernest Haass (1871-1925), physician



Box 3 Folder 6 Erie Passenger Station (West 14th Street, Erie, PA), 1927

Photo album of construction of train station, includes 26 photographs; Additional creator: Walsh Construction Company



Oversize 6 Folder 3 Watts residence (unidentified location), c. 1928

11 mounted photographs



Box 1 Folder 2 North Station, Boston & Maine Railroad (Boston, MA), 1928

1 invitation; 1 brochure; 1 ticket



Box 1 Folder 3 Railroad stations, clippings, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1933, [undated]

5 clippings; 2 photostats; 2 articles; material housed together originally with the Carson Pirie Scott Centennial Competition material, all seems to connect to railroad station work



Oversize 1 Folder 5 Homestead Houses, 1934

Portfolio of plans and perspectives issued by the Division of Subsistence Homesteads, Department of the Interior


"Homesteads, Schools, etc." (Arthurdale, WV), [1935]

1 album [of the 'Wagner Houses'], includes 90+ photographs; 1 panorama



Box 1 Folder 4 National Painters Magazine, 1936

3 articles; removed from front of scrapbook



Box 3 Folder 7 Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. (Park Avenue and 59th Street, New York, NY), 1937, [undated]

1 album of studies for the CBS building includes 12 renderings and elevations; loose material includes 2 photographs, 1 rendering, 1 site map



Oversize 1 Folder 4 Washington National Airport, proposal (Gravelly Point, VA), 1939

Proposal for airport, includes plans, elevations, sections, renderings, studies of field and hanger plans; 22 pages, 1 introduction



Box 3 Folder 8 Multi-unit residential designs (New York and New Jersey), 1939, 1941, 1945, 1948, 1949,

40 images (includes plans, details, elevations, photographs); 1 page of numbers; includes projects: South Jamaica Houses (Queens, NY), Federal Work Agency, Defense Housing Project (Newark, NJ), Vivendas Economicas (unidentified location), Huguenot Gardens (New Rochelle, NY), Albany Houses (New York, NY), Mt. Vernon Housing (Mt. Vernon, NY), Winbrook Apartments (White Plains, NY), Parkside Gardens (Hempstead, L.I., NY), Hexagonal Dwelling Proposal



Box 3 Folder 9 to 11 Hoffmann-LaRoche, laboratories, vol. 1-3, (Nutley, NJ), c. 1940s [1943?]

3 volumes, photo albums (photographs of exteriors and interiors)



Box 1 Folder 5 Hoffmann-LaRoche, laboratories (Nutley, NJ), c. 1940s [1943?]

16 photographs



Box 4 Folder 1 Leslie Apartments (Forest Hills, Queens, NY), [1942]

1 photo album of finished structure, includes 27 photographs, including interiors and exteriors; 1 loose page with 2 photographs



Box 4 Folder 2 to 3 Leslie Apartments (Forest Hills, Queens, NY), [1942], 1944, 1952

2 albums of collected material on the sale costs and design of Leslie Apartments (albums include photographs, plans, clippings, cost tables, rental fees, and a letter); loose material includes 2 cost tables, 1 envelope, 2 photographs



Box 1 Folder 6 Steward Wagner, portrait, [1946?]

2 photographs



Shelf 118ft William R. Wagner & Co. Inc. (113 West 18th Street, New York, NY), 1946

1 photo album, includes plans, renderings, photographs of interior and exterior



Box 1 Folder 7 William R. Wagner & Co. Inc. (113 West 18th Street, New York, NY), [1946?]

1 photograph of entrance



Box 1 Folder 8 New York City Housing Authority, office building (405 East 42nd Street [?], New York, NY), 1947

1 photograph



Box 1 Folder 9 Johnson and Johnson, shipping building (Metuchen, NJ), 1948

41 photographs, including interior and exterior views; 2 renderings



Box 4 Folder 4 Tennessee Valley Authority, chemical engineering building (Muscle Shoals, AL), 1948-50

1 album of construction and finished structure, both interiors and exteriors, includes 57 photographs



Box 1 Folder 10 Becton, Dickinson & Co. (Rutherford, NJ), 1949, [undated]

2 photographs



Oversize 3 Folder 3 Housing: Report to Mayor William O'Dwyer, 1949

Report on public housing, includes Fellheimer & Wagner's Albany Houses



Box 4 Folder 5 Multi-unit residential designs (New York, NY), 1949, 1950, [undated]

1 album, including 30+ photographs, plans, and renderings; projects include: Mt. Vernon Housing (Mt. Vernon, NY), Winbrook Apartments (White Plains, NY), Parkside Gardens (Hempstead, L.I., NY), Farragut Houses (Brooklyn, NY), Brooklyn Navy Yard Housing (Brooklyn, NY), Huguenot Gardens (New Rochelle, NY), Hexagonal Dwelling Proposal



Box 4 Folder 6 Multi-unit residential designs (Upper East Side, New York, NY), 1949, 1952, 1953

1 album, includes 27 images (including plans, elevations, renderings, and photographs); 2 letters (3 pages total); Fellheimer, Wagner & Vollmer; plans for housing developments: East 68th Street between Third and Second Avenues, and East 48th and 49th Streets, at East River Drive



Oversize 3 Folder 7 Bakelite Company, laboratories (Bound Brook, New Jersey), 1950

1 publication, includes copies of plans for proposed laboratories (process research laboratory, radiation laboratory, and high pressure laboratory)



Box 4 Folder 7 Thomas A. Edison Vocational High School (84th Avenue, Jamaica, NY), [1950?]

1 photo album, includes 10 photographs



Box 4 Folder 8 Allied Chemical & Dye Corporation, research laboratory, General Chemical Division (Morristown, NJ), 1952

1 album of preliminary studies, includes plans, elevations, site plans, sections, specifications, and a cost estimate



Box 1 Folder 11 Allied Chemical & Dye Corporation, research laboratory, General Chemical Division (Morristown, NJ), 1953-1954

8 photographs



Box 4 Folder 9 Alfred Fellheimer & Steward Wagner, Architects and Engineers, 1955

1 publication of collected projects by Fellheimer & Wagner; includes bios of Alfred Fellheimer, Steward Wagner, and Roland Wank



Box 4 Folder 10 to 12 Bakelite Company, research center (Bound Brook, NJ), 1955

Three copies of report (includes sections, site plans, renderings, plans, elevations, and mechanical systems)



Box 1 Folder 12 Bakelite Company ([Bound Brook, NJ?]), [1955?]

2 photographs



Oversize 3 Folder 6 Twombly Estate, land use analysis (Florham Park, Morris County, NJ), 1955

Land use assessment for the estate-holders detailing possible rezoning and development plans for the entire acreage of Twombly; assessment includes maps, zoning proposals, lists existing structures, etc.



Box 4 Folder 13 Warner-Lambert Pharmaceutical Company, Administration Building (Morris Plains, NJ), 1955

1 album of proposed structure, includes plans, renderings, site plans, mechanical systems, and photographs



Box 4 Folder 14 to 15 Carbide and Carbon Chemical Company, laboratory (South Charleston, WV), 1956

Two copies of report, includes plans, sections, renderings, and mechanical systems; 2 loose photos and 2 loose clippings originally attached to pages, see interfolder for locations



Box 4 Folder 16 Carbide and Carbon Chemicals Company, engineering building, alternative locations (South Charleston, WV), 1956

1 report, includes analysis of 4 schemes for proposed structure with diagrammatic site plans



Oversize 3 Folder 2 Carbide and Carbon Chemicals Company, engineering building (South Charleston, WV), 1956

1 report, includes plans, sketches, renderings, sections



Box 4 Folder 17 Haynes Satellite Company, general office building (Kokomo, IN), 1956

1 report, includes plans, elevations, sections



Box 1 Folder 13 Haynes Satellite Company, general office building (Kokomo, IN), [1956?]

1 photograph of rendering



Box 4 Folder 18 to 19 Carbide and Carbon Chemicals Company, joint cafeteria building (Ward Hollow Technical Center, South Charleston, WV), 1957

Two copies of report, includes plans, sections, and elevations, and a general description of the structure



Box 1 Folder 14 Carbide and Carbon Chemicals Company, joint cafeteria building (Ward Hollow Technical Center, South Charleston, WV), [1957?]

2 photographs of rendering, interior and exterior



Oversize 7 Folder 6 Central repair shop and garage, capital project S-134 (Queens, NY), 1958

Report includes extensive plans, elevations, sections, renderings, specifications, a cost estimate, and mechanical systems



Box 4 Folder 20 to 21 Organon Inc., offices and laboratories (West Orange, NJ), 1958

Two copies of report, includes plans, sections, and elevations



Box 1 Folder 15 Organon Inc. (West Orange, NJ), 1962

1 photograph



Oversize 1 Folder 6 to 7 Workhouse of the City of New York, Capital Project C-76 (Rikers Island, NY), 1958

Primary creator: Brown & Guenther; large-format report includes plans, sections, elevations, renderings, and mechanical systems; letter-size report covers specifications, cost estimates, and schedule; may have been reference material for Fellheimer & Wagner's later projects on Rikers Island



Box 1 Folder 16 Guggenheim Museum, construction (1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY), [1959?]

Primary creator: Frank Lloyd Wright; construction of the Guggenheim Museum; 2 photographs



Box 4 Folder 22 Honorary Doctorate, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1959-12-01T00:00:00

For Roland A. Wank; 1 program; 1 dedication speech; 12 photographs



Oversize 3 Folder 4 to 5 New York City Police Department, Motor Vehicle Repair Shop (Queens, NY), 1961

2 copies of report, includes renderings, plans, sections, mechanical systems, and program requirements



Oversize 3 Folder 8 to 11 Adolescent Remand Center, for Department of Correction (Brooklyn, NY), 1961

Additional creator: George J. Sole (associated architect); 4 copies of report, includes plans, section, site plan, requirements of program, cost estimate



Oversize 1 Folder 8 Portfolio, "Lecture Halls and Cafeterias", c. 1964

Publicity material by Fellheimer & Wagner; includes 8 photographs of various projects that are representative of the firm's work, a list of projects is also included



Box 5 Folder 1 album, New Jersey Turnpike Authority Offices, Toll Both and Concession; Johnson & Johnson Shipping Building (Metuchen, NJ), [undated]

1 photo album containing both projects, includes 11 photographs



Box 5 Folder 2 Album, TVA Facility and unidentified projects, [undated]

1 photo album, includes 14 photographs



Box 1 Folder 17 Carson Pirie Scott & Co., Centennial Competition (Chicago, IL), [undated]

3 images of presentation material, in matte



Oversize 7 Folder 1 Corn Exchange Bank, [undated]

1 mounted photograph



Oversize 2 Folder 3 Corn Exchange Bank, executive offices (New York, NY), [undated]

1 photo album, includes 11 mounted photographs of interior



Box 1 Folder 18 Corn Exchange Bank, various branches, [undated]

9 photographs



Oversize 6 Folder 4 Home for the aged, addition (Hempstead, Long Island, NY), [undated, 1920s/30s?]

1 photo album, includes 4 mounted photographs of exterior; 1 loose photograph



Oversize 6 Folder 5 Edward L. Mayer, Inc., Industrial Building (Woodside, Long Island, NY), [undated]

1 photo album, includes 7 photographs; images also include a residential structure that can be seen next to the industrial structure, and a Victorian residential structure of unknown connection



Oversize 7 Folder 2 Macy's (Herald Square, New York, NY), [undated]

4 photographs



Box 1 Folder 19 Macy's (Herald Square, New York, NY), [undated]

23 photographs of exterior



Oversize 2 Folder 5 Nassau County Tuberculosis Hospital (Beth Page, Long Island, NY), [undated]

1 photo album, includes 17 mounted photographs of interior and exterior



Box 1 Folder 20 National City Bank (unidentified location), [undated]

1 photograph



Box 1 Folder 21 New York Life Insurance Co., commercial block (New York, NY), [undated]

Commercial block with theater and branch banks; Corn Exchange Bank can also be seen in rendering as part of the commercial block; 1 photograph of rendering



Oversize 6 Folder 6 Queens-Bellaire Bank (Queens, NY), [undated]

7 mounted photographs



Box 1 Folder 22 Queens-Bellaire Bank (Queens, NY), [undated]

1 photograph



Box 2 Folder 8 Queens College, Science Building, No. 1 (Flushing, NY), [undated]

20 photographs; 15 duplicates



Oversize 7 Folder 3 St George Hotel (Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, NY), [undated]

18 oversize photographs



Oversize 7 Folder 4 St Paul's Chapel (Columbia University, New York, NY), [undated]

1 photograph



Oversize 1 Folder 3 Station, Boston & Albany Railroad (Springfield, MA), [undated]

1 photostat



Oversize 2 Folder 6 Town Hall (Hempstead, NY), [undated]

Exterior says "Town House," which is incorrect; 1 album, includes 15 mounted photographs (both interior and exterior)



Box 5 Folder 3 Trade Bank and Trust Company (New York, NY), [undated]

1 photo album, includes 5 photographs of interior



Box 2 Folder 2 Trade Bank and Trust Company (New York, NY), [undated]

4 photographs



Box 2 Folder 3 Train station, model [possibly Cincinnati], [undated]

1 photograph, mounted



Oversize 7 Folder 5 Unidentified structure, [undated]

1 drawing in pencil



Box 2 Folder 4 Unidentified projects, [undated], [1950s?]

18 photographs of various, unidentified projects


Subseries 3: Wank Adams Slavin Associates (1961-1986)



Box 5 Folder 4 College Students Live Here: A Study of College Housing, 1961

Author Harold C. Riker, published by the Educational Facilities Laboratories, Inc.



Box 5 Folder 5 Thomas J. Lipton, Inc. (Flemington Junction, NJ), 1962-1963

Additional creator: Fred J. Brotherton Inc. Contractors; 1 photo album, includes 54+ photographs



Box 2 Folder 2 Thomas J. Lipton, Inc. (Flemington Junction, NJ), 1962-1963

Negatives, originally kept in rear of photo album



Oversize 5 Folder 1-2 Adolescent Remand Shelter, capital project C-74 (Rikers Island, NY), 1963

2 copies of report, includes drawings, specifications, and cost estimates



Box 5 Folder 6 Thomas J. Lipton, Inc., manufacturing plant addition (Independence, MO), 1963-1964

1 photo album, includes 61+ photographs of construction



Box 2 Folder 2 Thomas J. Lipton, Inc., manufacturing plant addition (Independence, MO), 1963-1964

Negatives, originally kept in rear of photo album



Box 5 Folder 7 State University of New York, science building (Brockport, NY), 1963-1964

1 photo album of construction and interiors, includes 52+ photographs



Box 2 Folder 2 State University of New York, science building (Brockport, NY), 1963-1964

Negatives, originally kept in rear of photo album



Box 5 Folder 8 Cornell University, biochemistry lab (Ithaca, NY), 1965-1966

Additional creator: A Freiderich & Sons, Contractors; 1 photo album of construction, includes 38 photographs



Box 5 Folder 9 Cornell University, chemistry research wing (Ithaca, NY), 1965-1967

Additional creator: Irwin & Leighton, Contractors; 1 photo album of construction, including 90+ photographs



Oversize 4 Folder 1 Brookhaven National Laboratory, US Atomic Energy Commission, animal laboratory, addition (Upton, NY)), 1966

Unbound copies of blueprints



Box 5 Folder 10 to 13 Union Carbide Chemical and Plastics, engineering building (Bound Brook, NJ), 1966

4 copies of report, includes a site recommendation, elevations, plans, etc.



Box 5 Folder 14 Cornell University, Langmuir Laboratory, addition (Ithaca, NY), 1966-1967

Additional creator: A Friederich & Sons, Contractors; 1 photo album of construction, includes 40+ photographs



Box 5 Folder 15 Hunter College, Lois and Samuel Silberman Fund Building (New York, NY), 1966-1967

1 photo album of construction, including 76+ photographs



Box 2 Folder 2 Hunter College, Lois and Samuel Silberman Fund Building (New York, NY), 1966-1967

Negatives, originally kept in rear of photo album



Box 6 Folder 1 International Paper Co., Corporate Research Center (Sterling Forest, NY), 1967-1969

1 photo album of construction, includes 76+ photographs



Box 2 Folder 5 International Paper Co., Corporate Research Center (Sterling Forest, NY), 1967-1969

3 photographs



Box 6 Folder 2 Metromedia West Studios, Component No. 4 & 5 (Sunset and Van Ness Streets, Hollywood, CA), 1968-1969

1 photo album of construction, includes 43 photographs



Box 2 Folder 2 Metromedia West Studios, Component No. 4 & 5 (Sunset and Van Ness Streets, Hollywood, CA), 1968-1969

Negatives, originally kept in rear of photo album



Box 6 Folder 3 Metromedia West Studios, Component No. 2 (Sunset and Van Ness Streets, Hollywood, CA), 1969-1970

1 photo album of construction, includes 21 photographs; negatives in envelope at rear



Box 6 Folder 4 IBM, SSD Laboratory, expansion (Kingston, NY), 1970-1971

Additional creator: Vappi & Co. Inc., Contractors; 1 photo album of construction photos, includes 78+ photographs



Box 6 Folder 5 Cornell University, Wilson Synchrotron Laboratory, addition (Ithaca, NY), 1971-1972

Additional creator: A Friederich & Sons, Contractors; 1 photo album of construction, includes 40+ photographs



Oversize 4 Folder 4 Municipal Building, alterations, Capital budget no. PW 193 (1 Centre Street, New York, NY), 1974

Report includes specifications for alteration to structure and mechanical systems



Oversize 4 Folder 2 to 3 Municipal Building, alterations, Capital budget no. PW 193 (1 Centre Street, New York, NY), 1974

Unbound material for final report; includes negatives, mylar, and draft prints



Oversize 4 Folder 5 Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, Facilities Survey (New York, NY), 1974

Includes recommendations and cost summaries for all structures on Rose Hill campus



Box 6 Folder 6 Remodeling, Renovation, & Conservation of educational facilities, 1975

Selected papers from the Association of Physical Plant Administrators of Universities and Colleges



Oversize 3 Folder 1 Five Boro Repair Facility, plans and specifications (Randalls Island, NY), 1981

Additional creators: Severud, Perrone, Szegedy, Sturm (Structural Engineers), Ward Associates, P.C. (landscape architect); report includes plans, specifications, and cost estimates



Box 6 Folder 7 Cornell University, Olin Hall of Chemical Engineering, feasibility study (Ithaca, NY), 1986

Study includes HVAC, plumbing, fire, electrical, budget estimate, and program of structure


Subseries 4: WASA (1986-2005)



Box 2 Folder 6 Cornell University Medical College, Institute for Molecular Medicine (New York, NY), 1988

Unbound report on the design of a laboratory; includes specifications, standards, general description, and budget estimate



Box 6 Folder 8 Grand Central Terminal, rehabilitation, request for proposal 7471, 1988

Report includes: team, technical approach, project schedule, references



Oversize 5 Folder 3 Police Service Area No. 7, design development report (Bronx, NY), 1990

Study includes specifications, cost analysis, drawings



Box 2 Folder 7 Queens College, School of Music (Flushing, NY), [1991?]

Additional creator: Marquis Architects; 1 program; 24 photographs; photocopies



Box 6 Folder 9 Fallingwater, rehabilitation (1491 Mill Run Road, Mill Run, PA), 1993

1 binder of slides



Oversize 5 Folder 4 (Alfred E. Smith) State Office Building, design report (Albany, NY), 2000

Report includes architectural design, codes, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, cost estimates, and architectural and engineering drawings



Box 6 Folder 10 to 11 Glenwood Station, HABS/HAER level II recording (Yonkers, NY), 2002

2 copies of report prior to the demolition of the station; includes 16 photographs and 2 maps in each report, accompanied by an index; loose material includes standards for HABS/HAER reporting, brief correspondence, and documents regarding the process



Box 6 Folder 12 Nathan Rogers House, 2006

Preliminary structural report prepared by Robert Silman Associates; historic structure report and landscape report prepared by Robert Hefner for the Bridge Hampton Historical Society; includes elevations, plans, and a history of the property, building, and landscape; loose material includes printouts of photos and a letter with a 'Request for Proposal' to WASA from the Bridge Hampton Historical Society