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Gramercy, Its Architectural Surroundings

Andrew Scott Dolkart

Gramercy, Its Architectural Surroundings

Preserving the Neighborhood"s Important Contributing Buildings

by Andrew Scott Dolkart

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Published by Gramercy Neighborhood Associates, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStephen Garmey (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8528864M
    ISBN 100965176304
    ISBN 109780965176309
    OCLC/WorldCa37839100

    treasures: Stanford White's The Player's Club (a club founded by the actor Edwin Booth, whose statue stands in the park), the National Arts Club (former home to Governor Samuel Tilden), the Stuyvesant Fish House where John Barrymore lived, and 36 Gramercy Park East, a neo-Gothic fantasy of terracotta where gargoyles stand guard high over the greenery.   Finally, the relationship between architecture and environment is very strong and can’t be denied as we see to have a sustainable and healthy environment we have to take good care of the buildings that are built in it and also to have sustainable buildings we have to take into consideration the environment surrounds it and its impacts.

    - Nikos Salingaros, mathematician at the University of Texas, architectural theorist and author of many books. View all posts by David Brussat → This entry was posted in Architecture and tagged Cities, E.B. White, Garth Williams, Gramercy Park, Manhattan, New York, Stuart Little, Urban Sociology.   One of the things to do in Flatiron and Gramercy is just literally taking a stroll and admiring the architecture. Gramercy Park is known for its unique, ancient brownstone houses. In addition to the amazing buildings, there’s one thing that’s even more remarkable.5/5().

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Gramercy Park: A History lays out in detail why Gramercy Park and its surrounding neighborhood should be a historic district. The majority of the reasoning for declaring Gramercy Park a historic district comes from the preservation of neo-classical and Victorian architecture of the homes since the 19 th and early 20 th centuries.

According to Andrew Scott Dolkart, in his book, "Gramercy, Its Architectural Surroundings, Preserving the Neighborhood's Important Contributing Buildings," (Gramercy Neighborhood Associates, Inc., ), Pelham "exploited the requirements of the zoning law to create an exuberant design with dramatic setbacks and a striking rooftop pavilion surrounding the water tower.".

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