George & Edward Blum

George & Edward Blum

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This publication reveals for the first time the singular contribution that the architects George a Edward Blum made to the design of the New York apartment building. The Blums' buildings, designed between 1910 a 1930, are superbly embellished with complex brick patterning a are highlighted by unusual detail in terra cotta a art tile. This book investigates the influence of Parisian design on the Blums' work a places their apartment houses within the larger context of residential development in New York City. It also explores the varied designs a innovative handling of decorative materials found in these in buildings.Texture and Design in New York Apartment House Architecture Andrew D. Dolkart, Susan Tunick. The forty-five multiple dwellings known to have been built to the designs of George aamp; Edward Blum between 1910 and 1917 are among the anbsp;...

Title:George & Edward Blum
Author:Andrew D. Dolkart, Susan Tunick
Publisher:Princeton Architectural Press - 1993


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