Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Manhattan Municipal Building

Accession Number: 
174406
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module FIVE--6,102 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
Close view of the building's top, from southeast
Date of View: 
6/22/1994
Image description: 
The statue of Civic Fame on top of the Municipal Building, installed March 1913, is a gilded figure designed by Adolph A. Weinman. At 25 feet (8 m) tall, she is the second largest statue in all of Manhattan.
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module FIVE
Culture: 
American
Subject: 
City planning
Work Types: 
Architecture; commercial / industrial structures; office buildings
Work Types: 
Architecture; government structures; municipal buildings; city halls
Preferred Title: 
Manhattan Municipal Building
Agent Display: 
McKim, Mead, and White (American architectural firm, 1879-1910)
Date: 
1909-1915 (creation)
Materials: 
stone
Technique: 
construction (assembling)
Measurement: 
580 ft (height, tower)
Locations: 
New York, New York, United States
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Beaux-Arts
Style/Period: 
Twentieth century
Classification: 
Architecture