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Guide to the Lee Harris Pomeroy Papers on the Preservation of the Broadway Theatre District
1952-1994 (bulk 1981-1983)
 MS 3060

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on February 10, 2020
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Volume : 1 An Alternate Plan for the Times Square Hotel, Incorporating the Historic Helen Hayes and Morosco Theatres in its Basic Design. Architect: Lee Harris Pomeroy, F.A.I.A

Scope and Contents

Booklet about Portman Hotel project proposed to Lee Harris Pomeroy by the Actors' Equity Association in collaboration with the Committee to Save the Theatres and the Save Our Broadway Committee.

circa 1981
Box: 1 Volume : 2 Preservation of the Helen Hayes and Morosco Theatres. Lee Harris Pomeroy Architects P.C.

Scope and Contents

Booklet about Portman Hotel project including press and drawn renderings.

circa 1982
Box: 1 Volume : 3 A Study by Save the Theatres Inc. - Broadway Theatre District: A Preservation, Development and Management Plan

Scope and Contents

with Lee Harris Pomeroy Associates, Architects Urban Design & Planning Consultants; Jack Goldstein, Save the Theatres, Director of Preservation; Fred W. Kent, Project for Public Spaces, Public Space Management Consultants; Harvard Business School Task Force, Economic & Real Estate Development.

1983 December
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Broadway Planning Study, Portman Hotel Alternative

Scope and Contents

The documents within this folder were extracted from a binder and contain press articles and drawn floor plan renderings on transparencies for multiple levels of the Portman Hotel building.

1981-1986
Box: 1 Folder : 2-7 Project #8109, Theatre District Study (6 folders)
1979-1987
Box: 1 Folder : 8-14 Project #8109P, Portman Hotel (7 folders)
1981-1986
Box: 2 Folder : 1-14 Project #8204, Broadway Theatre District Study (14 folders)
1981-1983
Box: 2 Folder : 15 Brochure Material and Awards

Scope and Contents

Multiple copies of Lee Harris Pomeroy's list of academic, practice, and community interests and list of awards.

circa 1985-1987
Box: 2 Folder : 15 BOMA New York

Scope and Contents

The Building Owners' and Managers' Association 1991 Awards for Excellence Pamphlet and BOMA NY Seminar Series overview for 16 November 1994.

1991, 1994
Box: 2 Folder : 15 Helen Hayes Theatre Floor Plans

Scope and Contents

Color photocopies of drawn floor plan renderings for multiple levels of the Portman Hotel building. Some of these are photocopied from the original transparencies, which can be found in Box 1 Folder 1.

circa 1981
Box: 1 Folder : 15-17 Scrapbook (disbound) (3 folders)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, New York Preservation Archive Project, January 2020.

Scope and Contents

The oversize scrapbook was disbound and the contents foldered. The bulk includes clippings and photocopies of clippings concerning the Portman Hotel matter, dating from 1981-82. There are some clippings and other documents relating to other Pomeroy projects and to him personally, especially related to his college years in the early 1950s at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

1952-1989