|Avery Drawings & Archives Collections|
At a Glance
This collection includes black and white and color photographic prints of construction sites in and around New York City. Notable projects represented in this collection include the American Bible Society headquarters, the CBS headquarters, the United Nations, Port Authority, and the Parking Garage next to the Brooklyn and Battery Tunnel and Washignton Street El, all in New York City; the Northwest Airlines Terminal at Idlewild Airport in Queens, N.Y; Highbridge House in Bronx, N.Y.; and the Gateway Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Columbia University is providing access to the materials in the Library's collections solely for noncommercial educational and research purposes. The unauthorized use, including, but not limited to, publication of the materials without the prior written permission of Columbia University is strictly prohibited. All inquiries regarding permission to publish should be submitted in writing to the Director, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. In addition to permission from Columbia University, permission of the copyright owner (if not Columbia University) and/or any holder of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) may also be required for reproduction, publication, distributions, and other uses. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of any item and securing any necessary permissions rests with the persons desiring to publish the item. Columbia University makes no warranties as to the accuracy of the materials or their fitness for a particular purpose.
Brennan and Sloan concrete construction photographs. Located in the Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Gift of Gileen Brennan and Jack Brennan. Accession number--1996.019.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library
Photos Processed AvR 02/01/08.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Brennan and Sloan, Inc. was a concrete contracting company who worked on a variety of commercial and institutional projects in and around New York City. William R. Brennan founded the firm and his son, John Joseph Brennan, Sr., later became the principal.