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Horst Hermann architectural drawings, 1949-1988

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 9020296 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Hermann, Horst ; Poor, Alfred Easton, 1899-1988 ; Skidmore, Owings & Merrill ; John Carl Warnecke and Associates ; Warren Gran & Associates ; Eggers Group ; Carson, Lundin & Shaw ; I.M. Pei & Partners ; Emery Roth & Sons
Title Horst Hermann architectural drawings, 1949-1988
Physical Description 461 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

The collection is made up of architectural drawings for various projects undertaken by firms/architects such as Skidmore, Owings& Merrill, Warren Gran & Associates, John Carl Warnecke & Associates, Eggers Group, INC, Carson, Lundin & Shaw, and Alfred Easton Poor during the 1960s to the 1980s. Projects represented in this collection include, among others, 1st City National Bank of Houston, Union Carbide & Carbon Corporation, Pepsi Cola HQ Auditorium, Olympia Centre in Chicago, US Steel Building, John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Co., International Arrival Wing at JFK Airport, Neiman Marcus in Beverly Hills, CA and Newport Beach, CA, Foreign Trade Bank of Iran Banking Headquarters, Hilton Casino in Atlantic City, 445 Fifth Avenue, John Hancock Tower in Boston, and the Library of Congress James Madison Memorial Building. The majority of the drawings are blue line prints, however, there are some color renderings.

Publication Date

1949-1988

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

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Library of Congress James Madison Memorial Building (Washington, D.C.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Horst Hermann was an architect who practiced from the 1960s to the 1980s in many large firms such as Skidmore, Owings& Merrill, Warren Gran & Associates, John Carl Warnecke & Associates, Eggers Group, INC, Carson, Lundin & Shaw, and Alfred Easton Poor.