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New York Mid-Century Modern Buildings (page 2)

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Matthews & Fields Lumber Co.
Rochester, NY
Matthews & Fields Lumber Co. was designed in 1951. [map]

John's Fine Food
Owego, NY
John's Fine Food was originally a Red & White food store. The chain had independently owned and operated stores so it might also have gone by the John's Fine Food name from the beginning. The building appears to be from the 1950s. The Red & White logo sign probably revolved. Does anyone know more about this place? [map]

Yonkers Library
Grinton I. Will Branch
Yonkers, NY
The Grinton I. Will Branch of the Yonkers Library was built in 1962. The building received an Award of Merit from the American Institute of Architects. This library was originally known as the Sprain Brook branch. It was renamed in 1973. [map]

Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY
The Empire State Plaza was built between 1965-1978. It was designed by designed by Wallace Harrison, famous for Rockefeller Center in New York City, the U.N. Building and the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center. Perhaps the most famous and interesting building of the complex is "The Egg" which is shaped somewhat like half of a sphere. The building functions as a performing arts center with two theatres. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. There is some resemblance between the Empire State Plaza and Oscar Niemeyer's National Congress buildings in Brazil. [map]

More New York Mid-Century Modern Buildings:
Barkin-Levin Factory (Long Island City)
Earl W. Brydges Library (Niagara Falls)
Mehdi Dilmaghani & Co. (Scarsdale) [map]
Hudson River Museum (Yonkers)

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