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Guide to the Andrew Alpern Papers
circa 1920-2015
 PR 324

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Collection processed by Marybeth Kavanagh

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 11, 2020
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Series VI: 2018 Accrual - Reports/Research Files, 1920-2015

Scope and Contents

This series is made up of the reference files maintained by Andrew Alpern, donated in 2018. The files are focused on specific New York City buildings, topics, and neighborhoods. The files primarily include photographs, articles, and newspaper clippings. It also includes 2 video cassettes.

Conditions Governing Use

The videotapes are restricted because of their fragility and because N-YHS has no equipment on which to play them.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 14 Folder : 1 ABC Building, West 67th Street
1983-1999
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 13 Gaetano Ajello
1977-2009
Offsite-Box: 18 Folder : 7 Albany Apartments, London
Offsite-Box: 19 Folder : 9 Alwyn Court, 182 West 58th Street
Offsite-Box: 19 Folder : 10-11 Ansonia, 2109 Broadway
Box: 20 Folder : 1 Apartment House Names
Offsite-Box: 25 Folder : 1-4 Apartment Houses
Box: 20 Folder : 2 Apartments from Other Uses
Offsite-Box: 19 Folder : 3 Apthorp Courtyards, Broadway and West 78th; and Graham Court, Seventh Avenue and West 116th Street
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 5 Archdiocese of New York - Souvenir Album in Commemoration of the Centennial Anniversary of the Archdiocese of New York 1808-1908 [Photocopy]
1908
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 1-2 Architects and Builders
1977-2007
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 1 Austin Nichols Warehouse /184 Kent Avenue, Brooklyn
2005
Offsite-Box: 19 Folder : 4 Belnord, 225 West 86th Street
Box: 20 Folder : 3 Beresford, 211 Central Park West
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 1 C.K.G. Billings Estate
1985-1996
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 2 Blizzard of 1888
1888-1998
Offsite-Box: 19 Folder : 6 Brittania, 527 West 110th Street
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 3-6 Brownstones
1970-2015
Offsite-Box: 23 Folder : 5-8 Buildings - Miscellaneous
Offsite-Box: 24 Folder : 11 Car Barns and Bus Depots
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 7 Carnegie Hall

Scope and Contents

includes articles and brochures about the Carnegie Hall Studios, the live/work spaces for artists.

1963-2007
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 8 Cast Iron
1970-2013
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 9 Castles
1987-2003
Offsite-Box: 23 Folder : 1-2 Cemeteries
Offsite-Box: 23 Folder : 3-4 Central Park West
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 2 Central Park West: Building-Structure Inventory
1975
Offsite-Box: 19 Folder : 5 Century Apartments, 25 Central Park West
Offsite-Box: 22 Folder : 9-10 Chelsea
Offsite-Box: 22 Folder : 8 Chelsea Hotel, 222 West 23rd Street
Offsite-Box: 19 Folder : 8 Cherokee Apartments aka the Shively Sanitary Tenements, York Avenue and East 77th-78th Streets
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 10 Huguette Clark Residence, 907 Fifth Avenue
1927-2013
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 3-5 Coffee House Club
1915-1993
Offsite-Box: 22 Folder : 1 Collyer Brothers
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 11 Columbus Avenue
1983-2001
Offsite-Box: 16 Folder : 2 Bill Cunningham
Box: 20 Folder : 4 Dorilton, 171 West 71st Street
Offsite-Box: 19 Folder : 2 Duplex/Studio Buildings
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 12 East End Avenue
1984-2000
Offsite-Box: 16 Folder : 3 East Side
Offsite-Box: 22 Folder : 7 El Dorado, 300 Central Park West
Offsite-Box: 16 Folder : 4 Elevators
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 3 Fairfax Apartment/795 Fifth Avenue
1996-2017
Offsite-Box: 22 Folder : 4-6 Fifth Avenue
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 4 Fifth Avenue and Central Park: Building-Structure Inventory
1975
Offsite-Box: 21 Folder : 11 Fifty-Seventh Street
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 6 Jack Finney
1983-1995
Offsite-Box: 18 Folder : 10 Gainsborough, 222 Central Park South
Offsite-Box: 18 Folder : 12 Harmon Hendricks Goldstone
Offsite-Box: 16 Folder : 5 Gracie Mansion
Offsite-Box: 16 Folder : 6 Gracie Square
Offsite-Box: 16 Folder : 7-8 Gramercy Park
Offsite-Box: 22 Folder : 2 Hetty Green
Offsite-Box: 18 Folder : 11 Hampshire House, 150 Central Park South
Offsite-Box: 14 Folder : 14 George Harris, Canadian architect
Offsite-Box: 24 Folder : 10 Henrik Hudson, 380 Riverside Drive
Offsite-Box: 19 Folder : 1 Hotel des Artistes, 1 West 67th Street
Offsite-Box: 25 Folder : 5-8 Houses in New York City
Offsite-Box: 25 Folder : 9 Housing
Offsite-Box: 18 Folder : 8 The Imperial, 55 East 76th Street
Offsite-Box: 21 Folder : 12 Interiors
Offsite-Box: 21 Folder : 3 Landmarks
Offsite-Box: 14 Folder : 3 Lighting
1981-1994
Offsite-Box: 21 Folder : 5 Lobbies
Offsite-Box: 17 Folder : 8 London Terrace
Offsite-Box: 17 Folder : 6 Majestic, 115 Central Park West
Offsite-Box: 17 Folder : 7 Manhasset, 301 West 108th Street and 300 West 109th Street
Offsite-Box: 18 Folder : 5 Montana Apartments
Offsite-Box: 21 Folder : 4 Navarro, or Spanish Flats
Offsite-Box: 21 Folder : 9 Neighborhoods
Offsite-Box: 21 Folder : 6 New York's Changing Scene newspaper feature
Offsite-Box: 23 Folder : 9 New York City history
Offsite-Box: 21 Folder : 7 Normandy, 140 Riverside Drive
Offsite-Box: 21 Folder : 8 Old London Street
Offsite-Box: 24 Folder : 1-2 Osborne, 205 West 57th Street
Offsite-Box: 24 Folder : 4-5 Park Avenue
Offsite-Box: 24 Folder : 3 Parks
Offsite-Box: 24 Folder : 6 Penn Station
Offsite-Box: 24 Folder : 7-8 Penthouses
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 6 Pomander Walk, Upper West Side
1981
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 7 Prospect Park South
1975
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 7 Real Estate Deeds and Records
1674, 1811-1859
Offsite-Box: 14 Folder : 5 Reform Club
1986-1994
Offsite-Box: 14 Folder : 6 Renovations
1935-2006
Offsite-Box: 14 Folder : 7-8 River House, 435 East 52nd Street
1980-1994
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 8-9 Riverside Apartments, Brooklyn
2008
Box: 20 Folder : 5-7 Riverside Drive
Offsite-Box: 14 Folder : 9 Rockefeller Apartments
1941-2015
Offsite-Box: 14 Folder : 10 Roosevelt Island
1975-2017
Offsite-Box: 18 Folder : 4 Russian Tea Room
Offsite-Box: 23 Folder : 10 St. Urban, 285 Central Park West
Offsite-Box: 15 Folder : 11 San Remo, 145-146 Central Park West
Offsite-Box: 18 Folder : 6 Schwab Mansion, 73rd-74th Streets, Riverside Drive to West End Avenue
Box: 20 Folder : 8 Schwartz and Gross Architectural Firm
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 8 Sheet Metal Company Catalogs
1892-1909
Offsite-Box: 15 Folder : 12 Editta Sherman
Offsite-Box: 18 Folder : 1-2 Skyscrapers
Offsite-Box: 16 Folder : 1 Soaring Salons - 1020 Fifth Avenue
Offsite-Box: 14 Folder : 12-13 South Street Seaport
1977-1989
Offsite-Box: 15 Folder : 10 Stairs and Escalators
Offsite-Box: 15 Folder : 1 Frances Steloff, Gotham Book Mart
Offsite-Box: 18 Folder : 3 Streets and Avenues
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 9 Subways
1984-2018
Offsite-Box: 15 Folder : 5-6 Terra Cotta
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 10 Thirty-fourth Street Reformed Church Jubilee Booklet
1873
Offsite-Box: 15 Folder : 8 Clarence True
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 12 Unbuilt Projects
1957-2001
Offsite-Box: 15 Folder : 7 Verona, 32 East 64th Street
Offsite-Box: 15 Folder : 9 Wendel Family, Fifth Avenue
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 9-10 West End Avenue
1990-2013
Offsite-Box: 17 Folder : 9-10 West Side
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 10-11 Garret Ellis Winants
1976
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 5-7 Windermere, 400-406 West 57th Street
1989-2005
Offsite-Box: 22 Folder : 3 Ida Wood
Offsite-Box: 15 Folder : 2 Woolworth Building
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 12 World War II Ration Books
1942-1943
Offsite-Box: 15 Folder : 13 Zabar Thesis: "The Influence of W. E. D. Stokes's Real Estate Career on West Side Development,"

Scope and Contents

master's thesis by Lori Zabar [Photocopy]

1977
Offsite-Box: 15 Folder : 3 William K. Zinsser
Offsite-Box: 14 Folder : 2 351-355 Central Park West
1987-1992
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 1-4 605 East Ninth Street, former P.S. 64
2006
Offsite-Box: 17 Folder : 2 45 East 66th Street - Eclectic Elegance
Offsite-Box: 17 Folder : 5 11 East 73rd Street - Pulitzer's Modified Mansion
Offsite-Box: 21 Folder : 1-2 998 Fifth Avenue
Offsite-Box: 17 Folder : 11 1010 Fifth Avenue
Box: 20 Folder : 9-11 1107 Fifth Avenue
Offsite-Box: 16 Folder : 9 34 Gramercy Park
Offsite-Box: 14 Folder : 4 270 Park Avenue
2013
Offsite-Box: 17 Folder : 1 417 Park Avenue - Holdout House
Offsite-Box: 17 Folder : 4 666 Park Avenue - Magnificent Maisonette
Offsite-Box: 19 Folder : 7 820 Park Avenue
Offsite-Box: 16 Folder : 10 1025 Park Avenue - Joyful Jacobethan
Offsite-Box: 24 Folder : 9 1040 Park Avenue
Offsite-Box: 17 Folder : 3 137 Riverside Drive - Hearst's Highrise
Offsite-Box: 18 Folder : 9 44 West 77th Street - Gotham Gothic
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 8 109 West Broadway/112 Reade Street
1989
Offsite-Box: 15 Folder : 4 300 West 72nd Street
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 11 55 White Street
1987-1988
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 13 [Video Cassette] Andrew Haswell Green Television Coverage

Conditions Governing Use

Videotapes are restricted because of their fragility and because N-YHS has no equipment on which to play them.

undated
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 13 [Video Cassette] Firebird Russian Restaurant, 365 West 46th Street, opening party

Conditions Governing Use

Videotapes are restricted because of their fragility and because N-YHS has no equipment on which to play them.

1996

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