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Richard Garrison (active New York City 1930s-1960s)
Geddes office at the Rockefeller Center
1933
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Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 280, Rockefeller Center 1933 Office, 1934-1939

Summary: Bel Geddes designed the office and its furniture for 50 Rockefeller Plaza, Associated Press Building, in the Rockefeller Center.


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Box/Location Folder Description
box 14 280.1 2 Diagrammatic Circulation Charts, 19 sketches of schemes B, C, D Aug-Oct1938.
box 14 280.2 Progress & cost schedules 1939. Letters rec. on moving in Apr-May 1939.
flat file 280.1 Cost schedules Jun-Jul1939.
box 14 280.3 Photo Record Sheets, negative envelope, clipping.
photo box 6 280.1 61 Photographs of office with staff.
photo box 6 280.2 16 Photograph portraits of staff.
negative box 3 280.1 3 Negatives of office.
negative box 42 280.2-3 32 Negatives of staff. [nitrate]
box 14 280.4 101 Sketches for office furniture Nov-Dec1934. Lighting plan sketch, pier details. 10 blueprints of sketches.
flat file 280.2 6 Sketches of floor plan & isometric view of reception room.
damaged flat files, drawer 3 280.1 1 Drawing, 3 blueprints structural.
damaged flat box 7 280.1 Publicity --- 14 photo layouts with notes (12 lacking photos and text).
photo box 6 280.3 Photographs of staff and office with text for NBG & Co. presentation book.
box 14 280.5 Clipping --- Model Making Shops 1939.

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