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Drawing, Hotel Uris, plan: first floor, sketch for Uris Hotels, August 12, 1955

This is a Drawing. It was designed by John McGarvey. It is dated August 12, 1955 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is graphite and crayon on tissue. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Henry Dreyfuss. It is credited Gift of Henry Dreyfuss.

Its dimensions are

30.9 x 44.5 cm (12 3/16 x 17 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in red crayon, upper left: CWCK (?) / Dining Room; upper right: Kitchen; center: CWCK (?); left center: CWCK (?) / Cocktail Bar / Cocktail Lounge; right center: Mens Bar; lower left: Shop Shop; lower center: Lobby / Desk Cigars / Offices Coffee Shop / Out In. Inscribed in graphite, left margin: 46th STREET; right margin: 47TH STREET; center: Elevators Elevators; lower margin: THIRD AVENUE; lower right: Hotel Uris / Plan First Floor / 8/12/55 S1-2.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Hotel Uris, plan: first floor, sketch for Uris Hotels, August 12, 1955; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; graphite and crayon on tissue; 30.9 x 44.5 cm (12 3/16 x 17 1/2 in.); Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-393

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