Sectional View Of The New Municipal Building

From May 21, 1911

SECTIONAL VIEW OF THE NEW MUNICIPAL BUILDING

SECTIONAL VIEW OF THE NEW MUNICIPAL BUILDING: Intricacies of the Huge Structure Shown, and the Approaches to the Subways Connecting with the Bridges Plainly Indicated. (PDF)

A lovely cross-section of the Municipal Building. Almost exactly four years ago, I got married in that building.

The rest of this post is unwritten because I’m a brand new dad and need to focus on that for a bit. But please feel free to read the article and make your own comments.

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Written by David

May 20th, 2011 at 11:00 am

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  1. This image immediately reminded me of last week’s sectional depiction of the library (http://sundaymagazine.org/2011/05/sectional-view-of-new-yorks-new-public-library) and it’s no wonder: they were both done by Harry M. Pettit, an artist who at the time became known for his bird’s-eye vistas. These past two examples show more of an x-ray vision, though.

    Josh

    20 May 11 at 7:03 PM

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