George Romney Papers  1939-1973
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   Container / Location    Title
 
Job 19, 830 and 840 Park Avenue [subseries]:
 
[Penthouse, 830 Park Avenue (New York, N.Y.). Alterations]
 
Drawings, #.00265-.00267,  May 1, 1933 (3 sheets : various media ; 53 x 80.7 cm. (21 x 31-3/4 in.) or smaller.)     This set consists of 1 pencil on tracing paper and 2 blueprints on paper. 1986.004.00266. and 1986.004.00267 were originally filed with drawings for Apt.'s 8A and 11B of the same address. Geo. [George] and Edw. [Edward] Blum, Architects address was at 415 Lexington Avenue and 505 5th Avenue during this project. 
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Preliminary plan [showing alterations to be made] : Drawing no. 1,  May 1, 1933. (NYDA.1986.004.00265) [view image]
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Proposed [floor plan] : Job #728, A35 / Geo. [George] & Edw. [Edward] Blum, Archts. (NYDA.1986.004.00266)     (Blum's office address noted as 415 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y. Geo. & Edw. Blum were the original architects at 830 Park Avenue. )  [view image]
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[Floor plan showing individual rooms with their assigned numbers and occupant's names] (NYDA.1986.004.00267) [view image]
 
[Apartments, 830 Park Avenue (New York, N.Y.). Alterations]
 
Drawings, #.00268-.00270R,  March-June 1933 (19 sheets : various media ; 63.3 x 71.7 cm. (25 x 18-1/4 in.) or smaller.)     This set consists of 9 pencil on tracing paper, 5 pencil and crayon on tracing paper, 3 blackline prints on paper, 1 photomechanical print on paper, and 1 ink on tracing paper. 
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Plan of second floor / Geo.[George] and Edw. [Edward] Blum, architects. (NYDA.1986.004.00268)     [1]  [view image]
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[Typical floor plan]. (NYDA.1986.004.00269)     [2]  [view image]
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[Typical floor plan and separate floor plans for apartment types "A", "B", and "C"]. This is page 75 from the Douglas Elliman locator. (NYDA.1986.004.00270R)     [3]  [view image]
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[Typical floor plan and separate floor plans for apartment types "A", "B", and "C"]. This is page 75 from the Douglas Elliman locator. (NYDA.1986.004.00270V)     [3]  [view image]
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[Typical floor plan of apartment type "B" and key plan showing where Apartment "B" is located on the floor]. (NYDA.1986.004.00271)     (Notes mark drawing in pencil and crayon for electrical lay-out.)   [4]  [view image]
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Plan [showing] alteration to apartment 11B : Drawing no. 1 / Lloyd Westbrook, architect ; William Muschenheim, associated, February 22, 1933. (NYDA.1986.004.00272)     (Rooms are labled as a key for the specifications.)   [5]  [view image]
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Elevations and details [of] alteration to apartment 11B [showing west and east elevations of reception hall and living room with measurements, west elevation of dining room and section at stair landing with measurements, and 4 F.S.D.'s] : Drawing no. 2 / Lloyd Westbrook, architect ; William Muschenheim, associated, February 22, 1933. (NYDA.1986.004.00273)     [6]  [view image]
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Details in room no. 2, [the reception hall, for alteration to apartment 11B, showing detail of solid jib and wood hand-rail looking up stairway, detail of solid jib and wood hand-rail between spaces 2 and 2B, F.S.D. section of brass bracket for hand-rail over sold jib, F.S.D. at top of book cases on east wall of room no. 2, and 4 other F.S.D.'s] : Drawing no. 3 / Lloyd Westbrook, architect ; William Muschenheim, associated, March 3, 1933. (NYDA.1986.004.00274)     [7]  [view image]
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[Details of radiator enclosure for alteration to apartment 11B showing detail of radiator enclosure at west of space no. 3, F.S.D. of section of radiator enclosure at north of space no. 1, and 3 other F.S.D.'s, all with measurements] : Drawing no. 4, March 7, 1933. (NYDA.1986.004.00275)     [8]  [view image]
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Paint schedule [showing chart and keyed floor plan] : Drawing no. 5, March 11, 1933. (NYDA.1986.004.00276)     [9]  [view image]
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Preliminary plan [of] scheme for alterations to apt. B [showing] floor plan of N.W. space of apt., with rooms numbered and electrical layout]. (NYDA.1986.004.00277)     [10]  [view image]
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Scheme for alterations to apt. B [showing floor plan of N.W. area of apt.]. (NYDA.1986.004.00278)     [11]  [view image]
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Scheme for alterations to closets [for] apt. 11B [showing plan of N.W. chambers]. (NYDA.1986.004.00279)     [12]  [view image]
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Scheme for alterations to closets [in] apt. 11B [showing plan of N.W. chambers]. (NYDA.1986.004.00280)     [13]  [view image]
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Scheme for alterations to apt. B [showing east elevation of living room and reception hall, south elevation of living room, and west elevation of reception hall]. (NYDA.1986.004.00281)     [14]  [view image]
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[Cutaway drawing of an axonometric view of the north west space of apt. B]. (NYDA.1986.004.00282)     [15]  [view image]
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Plan [showing] alteration to apartment 8A : Drawing no. 11,  March 21, 1933 (NYDA.1986.004.00283)     (. Rooms are labeled as a key for the specifications. Drawing is mistakenly labeled Job no. 20.)   [16]  [view image]
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Elevations and details [of] alteration to apartment 8A [showing north elevation of living room space no. 1; east elevation of living room, east elevation of dining room, space no. 3; north elevation of reception hall, space no. 2; south elevation of reception hall; section thru space 1A showing shelves at west end; and 3 F.S.D.'s] : Drawing no. 12, March 21, 1933. (NYDA.1986.004.00284)     [17]  [view image]
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F.S.D. of hand-rail on north wall in space 2B [for] alteration to apt. 8A : Drawing 14, [1933]. (NYDA.1986.004.00285)     [18]  [view image]
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Paint schedule [showing chart and key floor plan] : Drawing no. 15, June 6, 1933. (NYDA.1986.004.00286)     (Drawing is mistakenly labeled Job no. 20.)   [19]  [view image]
 
Papers
Box   A2 Folder   19-7
Alt. to apts. 8A + 11B, 830 Park,     (folder 4)   (1 copy of "The Little Red Book 1940," (small calendar with notes inside); 2 pages of handwritten notes titled "Preliminary list of proposed alterations to lobby at 840 Park Ave.") 
Box   A2 Folder   19-8
830 Park Ave., Specs., archival:     (folder 1)   (approx. 90 pages of specifications.) 
Box   A2 Folder   19-9
Specs. 11B, 830 Park Ave., archival:     (folder 2)   (4 pages of specifications and estimates) 
Box   A2 Folder   19-10
Specs. & Estimates, 8A, 830 Park Ave., archival:     (folder 3)   (3 pages of specifications and estimates.) 
Box   A2 Folder   19-11
Contracts, orders, 11B, 830 Park, archival:     (folder 4)   (4 pages of contracts & orders.) 
Box   A2 Folder   19-12
Prints photographs showing interior views ( 3 items)     (folder 4) 
Box   A2 Folder   19-13
contracts, orders, Apt. 8A, 830 Park Ave. archival:     (folder 5)   (4 pages of contracts, orders; 1 typed booklet re expenses.) 
Box   B10  
Photographs
 
[840 Park Avenue (New York, N.Y.). Alterations]
 
Drawings, #.00270V, .00288-.00294,  January 22, 1934,  June 20, 1940 (9 sheets : various media ; 57.2 x 71.9 cm. (22-5/8 x 28-1/4 in.) or smaller.)     This set consists of 3 pencil on tracing paper, 2 blackline prints, 2 pencil and crayon on tracing paper, 1 blueprint on paper, and 1 ink on tracing paper. 
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V. [Typical floor plan for apartment types "A" and "B"]. This is page 76 from the Douglas Elliman Locator (NYDA.1986.004.00270) [view image]
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[1st floor, north apartment, showing partial plan, partial elevation, and a section] / Louis A. Hornum, R.A., January 22, 1934. (NYDA.1986.004.00287)     (Hornum's office was noted as 1181 Broadway N.Y.C.)  [view image]
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[Study and perspective view of entrance lobby] (NYDA.1986.004.00288) [view image]
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Perspective view facing elevator : Drawing 1,  6/20/1040 (NYDA.1986.004.00289) [view image]
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Perspective view facing elevator : Drawing 1, 6-20-40. (NYDA.1986.004.00290)     (Copied from 1986.004.00289.)  [view image]
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[Plan of (?) also showing markings for alteration] (NYDA.1986.004.00291) [view image]
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[Plan of (?)]. This is the same plan as in 1986.004.00291 showing layout after possible alteration. (NYDA.1986.004.00292) [view image]
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[Partial plan study showing foyer, kitchen, and servants dining rm.] (NYDA.1986.004.00293) [view image]
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[Partial plan study showing foyer, kitchen, and serv. din. rm.] (NYDA.1986.004.00294) [view image]
 
Papers
Box   A2 Folder   19-1
840 Park Ave., Lobby, archival:     (folder 1)   (correspondence with Douglas L. Elliman & Co. (real estate co.); list of proposed alterations.)