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Old New York Evening Post Building


  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

The Old New York Evening Post Building was home to the New York Evening Post during the time it was owned by Oswald Garrison Villard. Two of the four sculptured figures on the front of the building are by sculptor Gutzon Borglum. Borglum is most notable for Mt Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1906/00/00 Robert D Kohn Architect The Old New York Evening Post Building is built in 1906-07 for Oswald Garrison Villard's newspaper. The fourteen-story, stone-veneer building features cast-iron framed bow windows. The New York Evening Post moved to a new building in 1926.
1906/00/00 New York Post Owner The Old New York Evening Post Building is built in 1906-07 for Oswald Garrison Villard's newspaper. The fourteen-story, stone-veneer building features cast-iron framed bow windows. The New York Evening Post moved to a new building in 1926.
1907/00/00 Gutzon Borglum Sculptor Four statues installed on the New York Evening Post building depict the Four Periods of Publicity. Two are by Gutzon Borglum, sculptor of Mount Rushmore, and two by the architect's wife, Estelle Rumbold Kohn.

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Particulars for Old New York Evening Post Building:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Art Style Art Nouveau
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Business
Area of Significance Communications
Historic Use Communications facility
Style Geometric Art Nouveau
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance Local
Criteria Person
Owner Private



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 16th August 1977

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Old New York Evening Post Building
Registry Address: 20 Vessy St.
Registry Number: 77000963
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Kohn,Robert
Architectural Style: Other
Attribute: Geometric Art Nouveau
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture, Communications
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering, Person
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Significant Year: 1906
Associated People: Borglum,Gutzon,et al.
Historic Function: Industry, processing, extraction, Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Communications facility, Business
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function:

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