Design Library Image Collection
Archivision Addition Module EIGHT--6,304 images
Type of View:
East facade,1250 Avenue of the Americas entrance; "Aspects of Mankind" by Gaston Lachaise, 1935
Date of View:
Four allegorical Indiana limestone carvings with gilding on the 6th floor facade express ideal aspects of the development of modern civilization. Although Lachaise was not popular at the time, he was championed by Nelson and Abby Rockefeller.
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Addition Module EIGHT
Architecture; commercial / industrial structures; office buildings
Related Work Title:
Rockefeller Center; partOf
30 Rockefeller Plaza
Barry Faulkner (American mosaicist, 1881-1966); Gaston Lachaise (French sculptor, 1882-1935); Lee Oskar Lawrie (American sculptor, 1877-1961); Raymond M. Hood (American architect, 1881-1934)
stone; steel; glass
850 ft (height)
New York, New York, United States