Architecture

Famous Architects Dressed as their Buildings, 1931

8 Dec , 2012  

New York’s most fam­ous archi­tects dressed up at the 1931 Beaux-Arts cos­tume ball, Paris, as the build­ings they designed.

From left to right: A Stewart Walker as the Fuller Building, Leonard Schultze as the Waldorf-Astoria, Ely Jacques Kahn as the Squibb Building, William Van Alen as the Chrysler, Ralph walker as 1 Wall Street, D.E.Ward as the Metropolitan Tower and Joseph H. Freelander as the Museum of New York.

(from Chas Hutton via SwissMiss) More background at The New York Times.

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