Wolf Von Eckardt on architecture

von Eckardt, Wolf
April 1978
New Republic;4/15/78, Vol. 178 Issue 15, p19
Focuses on the architectural design of the Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Art Deco interior design of the Radio City Hall; Fixtures and ornaments of the theater; History of the Radio City Music Hall; Architectural style adopted by architects, Marcus Loew, Benjamin Franklin Keith and Sid Grauman; Original layout of the theater; Design concept developed by Samuel Lionel Rothafel; Ornaments and forms of the Art Deco.


Related Articles

  • Roxy's Ski Guide to New England (Book). Dunham, Janice // Library Journal;12/1/1978, Vol. 103 Issue 21, p2442 

    Reviews the book 'Roxy's Ski Guide to New England,' by Roxy Rothafel.

  • THE BEST REE-MAINING SEATS. Hall, Ben M. // American Heritage;Oct1961, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p42 

    The article reports on the dwindling number of remaining movie palaces. It offers an overview of the Golden Age of Movie Palace, the era when movies create a glamorous climate that theaters grow in sophistication. It reflects on the history of the creation of Roxy Theater owned by Samuel L....

  • SUN SCREENED. Taylor, Jane Burton // Houses;2010, Issue 72, p92 

    The article reviews the architectural design of a two-storey Art Deco house in Sydney, New South Wales, designed by Luigi Rosselli.

  • Chapter 3: From The Battery to TriBeCa. Morrone, Francis // Architectural Guidebook to New York City;2002, p51 

    This chapter describes the architectural design of several buildings situated within the vicinities of Battery Park and Tribeca in New York City. The New York Telephone Building is an integration of massing and ornament with its Art Deco design. The Washington Market Park is designed with a...

  • Chapter 11: Turtle Bay. Morrone, Francis // Architectural Guidebook to New York City;2002, p176 

    This chapter describes the architectural design of several buildings situated at the Turtle Bay area in New York City. The Chanin Building is composed of fifty-six stories of brick with shop windows framed in black marble and bronze. The Chrysler Building is notable for its unusual triangular...

  • Philippe Starck and Ian Schrager elevate the glamour quotient at the Clift hotel in San Francisco. Bissell, Therese // Architectural Record;Mar2002, Vol. 190 Issue 3, p198 

    Features the architectural designs of the Clift Hotel in San Francisco, California. Discussions on the Art Deco-influenced furnishings; Information on hotel lobby pieces; Designs of public spaces and guest rooms.

  • MOGULS ON THE BROOKLYN SCENE.  // THS Annual;2010, Issue 37, p20 

    The article offers a look at several impresarios who ventured in the theatre industry in the U.S. The partnership between businessmen Benjamin Franklin Keith and Edward Franklin Albee led to the construction of several theatres. Entrepreneur Marcus Loew opened nickelodeons in New York and...

  • To infinity ... and the bungalow! Poore, Patricia // Arts & Crafts Homes & the Revival;Fall2010, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p10 

    The article discusses the author's views on the style of house that she prefers based on her observations. She describes the design of a house that is symbolic of health and happiness and she thinks it was the Dutch colonial style of architecture. She also states that art deco is paramount to...

  • Chapter 10: Grand Central. Morrone, Francis // Architectural Guidebook to New York City;2002, p150 

    This chapter describes the architectural design of several buildings situated at the Grand Central area in New York City. The Graybar building is one of the city's earliest Art Deco skyscrapers. Its twenty-six stories are symmetrically disposed along Lexington avenue. The Helmsley building is...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics