1928 Print Wall Hanover Street Building Scale Model NY ORIGINAL HISTORIC SKY


This is an original 1928 halftone print with two images of the Wall and Hanover Street Building in New York City: one is an image of the 6 foot scale model by which the architects (Delano & Aldrich) studied details, proportion, etc., and the other is an image of the isometric study of the same building. Photographs courtesy of Starrett Brothers, Inc. and Yasuo Matsui.

"A skyscraper is a boast in glass and steel," (Mason Cooley). Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of original halftone prints of skyscrapers and the building methods used in their construction during the 1920's. This collection will appeal to architects and engineers with an interest in the history of modern buildings and building techniques, as well as to anyone fascinated by these amazing gravity-defying structures. These prints are all well preserved and suitable for framing.


This 83+ year old Item is rated Very Fine. No creases. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Grayscale
  • Grade: Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 5.5 inches; 11 x 14 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)