Lever House (New York, NY) : General view, from the northeast

Creator:
Bunshaft, Gordon, 1909-1990
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, 1939-
Published/Created:
390 Park AvenueNew York, New York, United States
1951-1952
Date Depicted:
6/1/1994
1950 AD - 2010 AD
Materials:
glass: blue-green glass
steel: stainless steel
Notes:
Lever House was built in 1951-1952 to be the American headquarters of the British soap company Lever Brothers. The building featured a glimmering 24-story blue-green heat-resistant glass and stainless steel curtain-wall. The curtain-wall was designed to r
Topics:
Architecture -- United States -- 20th century -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
International Style
Modern
Modernist
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
1A1-SOM-LH-A4
Genre:
architecture (AAT)
office buildings (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
Copyright Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Digital:
architectural exteriors; business, commerce and trade construction buildings; multistory buildings; high-rise buildings; skyscrapers; buildings; office buildings; open spaces; gardens
Source Creator:
Gilchrist, Scott
Source Title:
Archivision Base Collection
Source Created:
2878 Chamonix, Montreal QC
Archivision, Inc.
6/1/1994
Source Note:
Purchase, Visual Resources Collection, May, 2011; photographer Scott Gilchrist
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
4152
OID:
10092508
PID:
digcoll:2305488