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Presentation perspective of the Colonial Apartments, Newtown, Conn., ca. 1960s

AR001.USCT.1775.001 (RS345)

Description

Architect Walter Percival Crabtree, Jr. designed this presentation perspective of the Colonial Apartments project. Planned for Main Street in Newtown, Connecticut, it is not clear whether the residential complex was ever built.

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Details

Collection Name
General architectural and cartographic collection
Collection Code
AR001
Dates
1955-1969
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1999
Physical Description
1 exterior perspective : watercolor and gouache on watercolor board ; 21 7/8 x 29 15/16 inches
Dimensions
21 7/8x 29 15/16(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Architectural and Cartographic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000345
AccessID: 566
Other identifier: HNEDID-000345
GUSN
195236
Reference Code
AR001.USCT.1775.001

Record details

Variant Title
Colonial Apartments (Built?) Newtown, Connecticut, c. 1960
Originator
Crabtree, Walter P., Jr., 1899-1975 (architect)
Powell, Roger S. (Delineator)
Descriptive Terms
Colonial Revival
dwellings
garden apartments
gouache (paint)
parking lots
watercolor (paint)
Material Type
architectural drawings (visual works)
exterior perspectives
presentation drawings (proposals)
renderings (drawings)
Places
Newtown (Fairfield county, Connecticut)
Notes
Included in the Drawing Toward Home: Designs for Domestic Architecture from Historic New England exhibition.
Location Note
Transparencies: Library and Archives: Architectural Drawings, Original Art, Plot Plans

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