Avery congratulates Streetscapes

Avery Library congratulates NY Times Streetscapes column on its 25th anniversary Mar. 17!! A wonderful column about the history of New York architecture and real estate it provides a valuable tool for readers conducting research or simply interested in preservation and architecture. Christopher Gray, column editor, frequently uses Avery Library material and his researcher, Suzanne […]

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Felix Candela: A Symposium

  FELIX CANDELA: A SYMPOSIUM Columbia University 501 Schermerhorn Hall Saturday, February 11, 2012 Free and open to the public   In conjunction with the exhibition Felix Candela, the Wallach Art Gallery and the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library present a symposium on his life and work.  Félix Candela is regarded as one the […]

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Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library Acquires the Edgar A. Tafel Archive

NEW YORK, January 17, 2012 – The Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library is pleased to announce the donation of the architectural archives and research files of architect and historian Edgar Tafel, as well as a $100,000 gift to support the processing, preservation, and presentation of the collection. The donation was made by the Edgar […]

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Avery Library open on MLK

  Please note that Avery Library will be open on Monday, January 16th with the following exceptions: Avery Classics, Drawings & Archives, Art Properties, Avery Index and Bibliographic Services will be closed. We will operate with minimal public service staff levels to accommodate researchers for the day. See our hours. […]

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Avery Library Remembers Our Veterans

Today is Veterans Day. Avery Library has a great deal of material related to monuments, memorials and military architecture. Our Drawings & Archives collection has Henry Ogden Avery‘s competition entry for a memorial for Ulysses S. Grant  [unbuilt] as well as drawings by Harold Van Buren Magonigle for a World War I Veterans Memorial in […]

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