Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Jefferson Market Courthouse renovation : architectural drawings and papers, 1876- 1965, bulk 1962-1965

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 3460626 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Cavaglieri, Giorgio, 1911-2007 ; Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895 ; Withers, Frederick Clarke, 1828-1901
Title Jefferson Market Courthouse renovation : architectural drawings and papers, 1876- 1965, bulk 1962-1965
Physical Description 1.8 cubic feet papers; 254 drawings
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please email avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

Description

Summary

This collection includes Giorgio Cavaglieri's preliminary studies, working drawings, presentation drawings, and specifications, circa 1962-1965, for his renovation of the Jefferson Market Courthouse into a library. Also, prints of drawings, 1876, by Vaux and Withers for the original building, and drawings, circa 1918-1940, for alterations.

Using the Collection

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please email avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Architects Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architectural drawings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Architecture -- United States -- Designs and plans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Buildings -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Buildings -- Remodeling for other use Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jefferson Market Courthouse (Greenwich Village, New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Public libraries -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

The Jefferson Market Courthouse in Greenwich Village, New York City, was designed by Vaux and Withers in 1877. Cavaglieri renovated the building to become a branch of the New York Public Library; the renovation was completed in 1967.