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Guide to the Stanley R. Rosenberg Architectural Records
1952-1985, undated(bulk 1954-1974)
 PR 254

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400


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Collection processed by Kelly McAnnaney

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on January 06, 2012
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

 
Title: Stanley R. Rosenberg Architectural Records
Dates: 1952-1985, undated, (bulk 1954-1974)
Abstract: Architect Stanley R. Rosenberg worked with several architectural firms, including Hausman & Rosenberg, designing a variety of buildings such as community centers, synagogues and high-rise office buildings.
Quantity: 3.22 Linear feet (6 boxes & 4 oversize folders)
Location note: Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections
Call Phrase: PR 254

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Biographical Note

Stanley R. Rosenberg (b. 1923) attended Brooklyn College from 1941-1943 before obtaining his Bachelor of Architecture from Columbia University in 1952. He worked in several architectural firms before becoming a partner in Sirof & Rosenberg in 1954, which became Sirof, Rosenberg & Sivertsen in 1955. Rosenberg held an individual practice from 1958 to 1960. In July 1960 he joined with architect Alvin W. Hausman, forming Hausman & Rosenberg Architects. The two worked together on projects ranging from community centers to high-rise office buildings, until the firm dissolved in 1977.

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Scope and Content Note

The Stanley R. Rosenberg Architectural Records span the period from 1952-1985 and primarily contains photographs, slides, negatives and printed material related to architectural projects designed by Rosenberg and his various architectural firms. Projects include apartment buildings, community centers, firehouses, hotels, offices, private residences, restaurants, schools, stores and synagogues. The collection is divided into three series: Stanley R. Rosenberg Project Files; Hausman & Rosenberg Project Files; and Office Files.

Arrangement

Files are arranged alphabetically by project name.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Hausman, Alvin W.
  • Rosenberg, Stanley R.
  • Smith, Richard Averill.

Document Type

  • Architectural drawings.
  • Architectural records.
  • Clippings.
  • Correspondence.
  • Photographic prints.

Subject Topics

  • Architecture --United States -- 20th Century.
  • Commercial buildings -- United States -- Design and plans.
  • Dwellings -- United States -- Design and plans.
  • Fire stations.
  • Housing authorities.
  • Public buildings -- United States -- Design and plans.
  • Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York.

Subject Places

  • Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings and structures.

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Stanley R. Rosenberg, 2006.

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers.

Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to twenty exposures of stable, unbound material per day. See guidelines in Print Room for details.

Use Restrictions

Permission to reproduce any Print Room holdings through publication must be obtained from:
Rights and Reproductions
The New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 270
Fax: (212) 579-8794

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Stanley R. Rosenberg Architectural Collection, PR 254, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Material at the Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections

Additional architectural project and office files can be found in the following collections: Cass Gilbert Architectural Collection (PR 021), McKim, Mead & White Architectural Record Collection (PR 042) and George B. Post Architectural Record Collection (PR 052). Additional photographs by Richard Averill Smith can be found in the Mattie E. Hewitt & Richard A. Smith Photograph Collection (PR 026).

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Container List

Series I: Stanley R. Rosenberg Project Files

Scope and Contents note

Series I. Stanley R. Rosenberg Project Files contains photographs, slides, negatives and other printed material, mainly publicity, related to projects done by Stanley Rosenberg as well as the firms Sirof & Rosenberg and Sirof, Rosenberg & Sivertsen. Images include both photographs of finished projects as well as copy photographs of presentation drawings. Projects include Avenue Z Jewish Center & Talmud Torah, Harbor Hills Country Club, Manhasset Lakeville Firehouse, and Monaco Surf Club. Richard Averill Smith photographed the Harbor Hills Country Club; his negatives and prints are located in this series.

Oversize material includes mounted photographs of the Canon Camera Showroom and the Harbor Hills Country Club and reproductions of presentation drawings for an unidentified commercial project as well as the Mack Residence. Oversize flat files contain two presentation drawings for Eastwood Village and one presentation aerial perspective drawing for the Hodson Community Center.

Several 8" x 10" negatives from this series are severely deteriorated. These negatives have been separated for conservation reasons, and can be found in Box 5, Rehoused Negatives.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 6-8 East 53rd Street, New York, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 2 30th Street Office Building, New York, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Ardsley Motel, Ardsley, NY

General note

See also: Rehoused Negatives

Box: 1 Folder : 4 Avenue Z Jewish Center & Talmud Torah, Brooklyn, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Azalea Inn, Norfolk, VA
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Beth Jacob of Boro Park, Brooklyn, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Birer Residence, Long Island, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Blackton's Fifth Avenue, various locations
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Botell's Clothing Store
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Brownstone modernization
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Canon Camera Office & Showroom, New York, NY
Box: Folder : Clover Estates

General note

See: Rehoused Negatives

Box: 1 Folder : 12-13 Eastwood Village, Centereach, Long Island, NY

General note

See also: Rehoused Negatives; Oversize Material-Flat Files

Box: 1 Folder : 14 Elite Children's Clothing
Box: 1 Folder : 15 Fashions for Girls, New York, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 16 Fifth Ave Card Shop, various locations
Box: 1 Folder : 17 Gold Pure Food Building, Brooklyn, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 18 Harbor Hills Country Club, Port Jefferson, Long Island, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 19 Hodson Community Center, Crotona Bark, Bronx, NY

General note

See: Oversize Material-Flat Files

Box: 1 Folder : 20 Hotel La Guardia, La Guardia Airport, NY

General note

See also: Rehoused Negatives

Box: 1 Folder : 21 Karen Paul's Clothing Store
Box: 1 Folder : 22 Kingsbridge Center of Israel, Riverdale, NY

General note

See also: Rehoused Negatives

Box: 1 Folder : 23 Krumholtz Bros. Warehouse
Box: 1 Folder : 24 Lake Waubeeka Community Center, Lake Waubeeka, CT
Box: 1 Folder : 25 Leban Residence, Hollywood, FL
Box: 1 Folder : 26 Lisbon's Furniture
Box: 1 Folder : 27 Lobel's Youth Center, various locations
Box: 1 Folder : 28 Mack Residence, Great Neck, Long Island, NY

General note

See also: Rehoused Negatives; Oversize Material-Flat Files

Box: 2 Folder : 29-30 Manhasset Lakeville Firehouse, New Hyde Park, NY

General note

See also: Rehoused Negatives

Box: 2 Folder : 31 Monaco Surf Club, Lido Beach, Long Island, NY

General note

See also: Rehoused Negatives

Box: 2 Folder : 32 Office Building, Norfolk, VA
Box: 2 Folder : 33 Patsy's Restaurant
Box: 2 Folder : 34 Restaurant & Lounge, 18 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY

General note

See also: Rehoused Negatives

Box: 2 Folder : 35 School for Handicapped Children, Rockaway, NJ
Box: 2 Folder : 36 Spinner's Self Service
Box: 2 Folder : 37 "Taxpayer," Kings Highway
Box: 2 Folder : 38 Torah Israel Community Center & Temple, Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY

General note

See also: Rehoused Negatives

Box: 2 Folder : 39 Misc. & Unidentified Projects

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Series II: Hausman & Rosenberg Project Files

Scope and Contents note

Series II. Hausman & Rosenberg Project Files includes visual and printed material for projects designed by the firm of Hausman & Rosenberg. Copy negatives and photographs of presentation drawings make up the bulk of these files. Research material and slides of completed projects are also included. The firm designed animal hospitals, apartment buildings, libraries, office buildings, schools, and synagogues. Projects include the Lincoln Square Synagogue, Eleanor Roosevelt Houses and several branches of the Trade Bank & Trust Company.

Oversize material includes photographs of Brookdale Institute for Talmudic Studies, Cryder House, the 1964 World's Fair Hell Drivers Exhibit, Trade Bank & Trust and Vitarine Pharmaceutical Branch. Presentation drawings include a reproduction of a drawing for the firm's Lido Beach Apartment project and original drawings of a storefront at 601 Madison Avenue and the Engine Co. 9, Ladder Co. 6 firehouse. A reproduction of a presentation drawing showing the Cryder House lobby is located in the Oversize flat files.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 2 Folder : 40 160 Water Street, New York, NY
Box: 2 Folder : 41 215 West 125th Street, New York, NY
Box: 2 Folder : 42 Appellate Court addition, New York, NY
Box: 2 Folder : 43 Bier Veterinary Hospital
Box: 2 Folder : 44 Bradley International Hotel
Box: 2 Folder : 45 Branford Hills Apartments, Branford, CT
Box: 2 Folder : 46 Brookdale Institute of Talmudic Studies of the Rabbi Jacob Joseph School, New York, NY
Box: 2 Folder : 47 Brookdale Institute of Talmudic Studies of the Rabbi Jacob Joseph School, Riverdale, NY
Box: 2 Folder : 48 Brooklyn Public Library, Greenpoint Branch, Brooklyn, NY
Box: 2 Folder : 49 Camden office building, Camden, NJ
Box: 2 Folder : 50 Camer Glass, Light fixture
Box: 2 Folder : 51 Castle Hill Jewish Community Center, Bronx, NY
Box: 2 Folder : 52 Congregation Sons of Israel, Yonkers, NY
Box: 2 Folder : 53-54 Cryder House, Queens, NY

General note

See: Oversize Material; Oversize Material-Flat Files

Box: 2 Folder : 55 Eleanor Roosevelt Houses, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, NY
Box: 3 Folder : 56 Engine Co. 9, Ladder Co. 6, Firehouse, New York, NY

General note

See: Oversize Material-Flat Files

Box: 3 Folder : 57 Floral Park Jewish Center, Floral Park, NY
Box: 3 Folder : 58 Forest Park Jewish Center, Woodhaven, Queens, NY
Box: 3 Folder : 59 Garden Jewish Center, Flushing, Queens, NY
Box: 3 Folder : 60 Goldwater Memorial Hospital, Welfare Island, New York, NY
Box: 3 Folder : 61 Greystone Jewish Center, Yonkers, NY
Box: 3 Folder : 62 Hell Drivers Exhibit, 1964 World's Fair, Flushing, Queens, NY

General note

See: Oversize Material

Box: 3 Folder : 63 Hillcrest Nursing Home, Spring Valley, NY
Box: 3 Folder : 64 Lafayette Boynton Houses, Bronx, NY
Box: 3 Folder : 65 Lido Beach Apartments, Lido Beach, Long Island, NY

General note

See: Oversize Material-Flat Files

Box: 3 Folder : 66 Lincoln Square Synagogue, New York, NY
Box: 3 Folder : 67 Max & Rose Heller Hebrew Academy, Flushing, Queens, NY
Box: 3 Folder : 68 Merrick-Bellmore Synagogue
Box: 3 Folder : 69 Metro North Plaza, 101st Street, New York, NY
Box: 3 Folder : 70 Middle Island Veterinary Hospital, Centereach, Long Island, NY
Box: 3 Folder : 71 Monterey Houses, Bronx, NY
Box: 3 Folder : 72 North Bergen Research Center
Box: 3 Folder : 73 Rabbi Dov Revel Yeshiva, Forest Hills, Queens, NY
Box: 3 Folder : 74 River Plaza, MBH 134, Bronx, NY
Box: 3 Folder : 75 Rockwood Park Jewish Center, Queens, NY
Box: 3 Folder : 76 Sabbah Residence
Box: 3 Folder : 77 Spring Valley Nursing Home
Box: 3 Folder : 78 Sutton Plaza, Sutton Place, NY
Box: 3 Folder : 79 Temple B'Nai Israel of Elmont
Box: 3 Folder : 80 Temple Sholom
Box: 3 Folder : 81 Trade Bank & Trust Company, 48th Street & Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

General note

(became National Bank of North America in 1970)

General note

See also: Oversize Material

Box: 3 Folder : 82 Vitarine Pharmaceutical Branch, Laurelton, Queens, NY

General note

See: Oversize Material

Box: 3 Folder : 83 West Hartford Animal Hospital, CT
Box: 3 Folder : 84 Yeshiva of Eastern Parkway
Box: 3 Folder : 85 Yeshivah Torah Vodaath, Harry Herskowitz School
Box: 3 Folder : 86 Yeshivah Torah Vodaath & Mesvita, Dormitory
Box: 3 Folder : 87 Young Israel of Co-op City, Bronx, NY
Box: 3 Folder : 88 Young Israel of Scarsdale, Scarsdale, NY
Box: 3 Folder : 89 Contact Sheets - Multiple Projects

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Series III: Office Files

Scope and Contents note

Series III. Office Files include articles, newspaper clippings, and reference images for various projects, from Rosenberg's various firms. Also included in these files are portraits of Stanley Rosenberg, correspondence, and paperwork related to Rosenberg's certification as a registered architect with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards in various states.

Oversize material included in this series has been separated and stored in flat file folders.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 4 Folder : 90 Articles written by Stanley R. Rosenberg
1957-1969
Box: 4 Folder : 91 Artist Information

General note

See also: Oversize Material-Flat Files

1967, 1972, n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 92 Artist Information - James Yu Gallery
1971, 1973, n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 93 Consultation Services
1966, 1968, n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 94 Correspondence - Miscellaneous
1957, 1970
Box: 4 Folder : 95 Curriculum Vitae
n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 96 Financial Records
1969, n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 97 Job Lists
1955, 1961, n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 98 Letters of Reference - Rosenberg & others
1952, 1962, n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 99 National Council of Architectural Registration Boards,(NCARB) - California
1964, 1975
Box: 4 Folder : 100 NCARB - Connecticut
1963
Box: 4 Folder : 101 NCARB - Florida
1969-1970, 1973
Box: 4 Folder : 102 NCARB - Massachusetts
1964-1966, 1973
Box: 4 Folder : 103 NCARB - New Jersey
1955-1956
Box: 4 Folder : 104 NCARB - New York
1954-1985
Box: 4 Folder : 105 NCARB - Pennsylvania
1953
Box: 4 Folder : 106 NCARB - Virginia
1955, 1959, n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 107 Newspaper Clippings

General note

See also: Oversize Matieral-Flat Files

1961, 1964-1965
Box: 4 Folder : 108 Notes for Radio Shows/Interviews
1965, n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 109 Office Forms - Templates
n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 110 Portraits - Stanley R. Rosenberg
n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 111 Press Releases & Radio Appearance Schedules
1965, n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 112 Reference Images
n.d.

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From Series I: Stanley R. Rosenberg Project Files, [1952-1962]

Scope and Contents note

Rehoused Negatives contains 8" x 10" negatives that are severely deteriorated, difficult to handle and to view, and cannot be reproduced. These negatives have been separated for conservation reasons, and can be found in Box 5.

Oversize photographs and presentation drawings in this series have been separated. Presentation drawings larger than 16 x 20 inches can be found in Oversize Flat Files.

REHOUSED NEGATIVES

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 5 Folder : 113 Ardsley Motel, Ardsley, NY
Box: 5 Folder : 114 Clover Estates
Box: 5 Folder : 115 Eastwood Village, Centereach, Long Island, NY
Box: 5 Folder : 116 Hotel La Guardia, La Guardia Airport, NY
Box: 5 Folder : 117 Kingsbridge Center of Israel, Riverdale, NY
Box: 5 Folder : 118 Mack Residence, Great Neck, Long Island, NY
Box: 5 Folder : 119 Manhasset Lakeville Firehouse, New Hyde Park, NY
Box: 5 Folder : 120 Monaco Surf Club, Lido Beach, Long Island, NY
Box: 5 Folder : 121 Restaurant & Lounge, 18 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY
Box: 5 Folder : 122 Torah Israel Community Center & Temple, Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY

OVERSIZE MATERIAL

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 6 Folder : 123-124 Canon Camera Showroom
Box: 6 Folder : 125 Harbor Hills Country Club, Port Jefferson, Long Island, NY
Box: 6 Folder : 126 Presentation Drawings

OVERSIZE MATERIAL-FLAT FILES

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: Folder : OS-1 Presentation Drawings

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From Series II: Hausman & Rosenberg Project Files, [1960-1974]

Scope and Contents note

Oversize photographs and presentation drawings in this series have been separated. Material larger than 16 x 20 inches can be found in Oversize Flat Files.

OVERSIZE MATERIAL

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 6 Folder : 127 Brookdale Institute for Talmudic Studies of the Rabbi Jacob Joseph School, New York, NY
Box: 6 Folder : 128 Cryder House, Queens, NY
Box: 6 Folder : 129 Hell Drivers Exhibit, 1964 World's Fair, Flushing, Queens, NY
Box: 6 Folder : 130 Trade Bank & Trust Company, 48th Street & Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
Box: 6 Folder : 131 Vitarine Pharmaceutical Branch, Laurelton, Queens, NY
Box: 6 Folder : 132 Contact Sheets - Multiple Projects
Box: 6 Folder : 133 Presentation Drawings

OVERSIZE MATERIAL - FLAT FILES

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: Folder : OS-2 Presentation Drawings

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From Series III: Office Files, 1952-1985, n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Oversize material included in this series has been separated and stored in flat file folders. This material includes newspaper clippings, articles and unidentified floor plans for an private residence.

OVERSIZE MATERIAL-FLAT FILES

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: Folder : OS-3 Newspaper Clippings
1963-1965, 1980
Box: Folder : OS-4 Miscellaneous Material
n.d.

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