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Casa Italina


Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1926/08/05 Nicholas Murray Butler Dignitary The cornerstone for Casa Italina is laid by Columbia President Nicholas M Butler. The Italian Ambassador to the United States, the Italian Consul General, and representatives of Italian societies in New York City are also present.
1927/10/12 William Mitchell Kendall Architect On Columbus Day, Casa Italiana cultural center is dedicated as the centre and seat of Italian language, literature, history and art.
1927/10/27 Nicholas Murray Butler Dignitary Columbia President Butler, Judge Freschi, Joseph Paterno, and Professor Dino Bigongiari deliver speeches at the dedication of Casa Italiana.
1927/10/27 Guglielmo Marconi Dignitary Italian Senator Guglielmo Marconi represents Italy at the dedication of the Casa Italiana cultural center at Columbia University.

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Particulars for Casa Italina:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Higher Learning College
Area of Significance Education
Architectural Style Late 19th and 20th century revivals
Owner Private
Historic Use Research facility

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 29th October 1982

Registry Name: Casa Italina
Registry Address: 1151-1161 Amsterdam Ave.
Registry Number: 82001188
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Kendall,William
Architectural Style: Late 19th and 20th century revivals
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Significant Year: 1926, 1927
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-Function: College, Research facility
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-Function: College Research facility

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