Celebrating the publication of New York Rising

New York Rising : An Illustrated History from the Durst Collection The Monacelli Press, 2018 Published in association with The Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University From the first European settlement in the seventeenth century through the skyscrapers and large-scale urban planning schemes of the […]

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Zorn book on Lindbergh kidnapping case

Author Robert Zorn, whose book titled "Cemetery John" is about the Lindbergh Case, is at Avery Library Drawings & Archives studying the drawings of Delano & Aldrich who designed the Lindbergh residence as well as the Morrow residence in Englewood, NJ.  There will be a NOVA special airing Jan. 30, 2013 relating to the case. […]

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FL Wright Archives join collections of Avery and MoMA

Columbia University, The Museum of Modern Art, and The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation have announced that the vast archives of Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867-1959) have been jointly acquired by the University and the Museum and will become part of their permanent collections. Wright is considered by many to be one of the 20th century’s […]

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New York Crystal Palace

                                                                                                                          Read more about Avery’s unique image of the New York Crystal Palace in the new article by Julie Mellby in the History of Photography —by Janet Parks, Curator of Drawings & Archives […]

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Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library now has a blog!

Welcome to the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library blog where we will post frequent updates on our collections, special events, digital projects as well as notices about ‘Avery on the road’ — Avery archival and rare collections on exhibit around the world, ‘Avery in the news’ — reviews and commentary from Avery staff about […]

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