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The Mall as proposed by Pierre L'Enfant 1790 : from the original : Washington D.C.

The Mall as proposed by Pierre L'Enfant 1790 : from the original : Was...

At head of title: Jan. 1st 1900. "To accompany annual report of Theo. A. Bingham, June 30th 1901, Col. U.S. Army." "Eng 57 1." LC copy fold-lined, halved, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil: Copi... more

A plan of those parts of Boston, and the towns in its vicinity, with the waters and flats adjacent, which are immediately or remotely connected with the contemplated design of erecting  perpetual tide-mills.

A plan of those parts of Boston, and the towns in its vicinity, with t...

Includes index to dams, canals, and associated features. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Soiled, torn, mounted on cloth backing.

Map exhibiting the property of the U.S. in the vicinity of the Capitol : colored red, with the manner in which it is proposed to lay off the same in building lots, as described in the report to the Sup't of the city to which this is annexed /

Map exhibiting the property of the U.S. in the vicinity of the Capitol...

Covers area bounded by 2nd St. east, D St. south, 6th St. west, and D St. north, including eastern part of the Mall. Relief shown by shading. Partial cadastral map showing buildings, some lots, and block number... more

Plan of the west end of the public appropriation in the city of Washington, called the Mall : as proposed to be arranged for the site of the university /

Plan of the west end of the public appropriation in the city of Washin...

Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Edged in cloth and mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by exhibit caption: 717. Latrobe's suggestion for the national university. [2] p. ; 11 cm. Available also through the Library... more

Plan of grounds adjacent to the Capitol showing the projected alteration of the Canal & the amount of land proposed to be laid into building lots

Plan of grounds adjacent to the Capitol showing the projected alterati...

Covers area bounded by C St. north, 1st St. east, C St. south, and 7th St. west, including eastern part of the Mall. Partial cadastral map showing block numbers, some lots, dimensions, and street widths. Black ... more

Plan of Sacramento City, State of California

Plan of Sacramento City, State of California

Facsimile. Cadastral base map showing streets, lots, and some block numbers. LC copy: Signed on cover: No. 138. Sacramento City. 1849. Millard Fillmore. LC copy: Mounted on cloth backing, sheet sectioned into 1... more

General plan for the extension of the U.S. Capitol grounds /

General plan for the extension of the U.S. Capitol grounds /

Oriented with north to the left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 halved and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 darkened, fold-lined, and torn. Phillips. Was... more

Map of the proposed enlargement and replanning of the Capitol grounds, Washington D.C.

Map of the proposed enlargement and replanning of the Capitol grounds,...

India ink on recto and orange wash on verso. Oriented with north to the left. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

Map to accompany the report of the Commissioners D.C. on the extension of streets and avenues of the city of Washington between Rock Creek and Lincoln Avenue : within limits designated by Senate bill 2201, 49th Congress, 1st Session, in response to a resolution of the Senate of the U.S. adopted August 4th 1886 /

Map to accompany the report of the Commissioners D.C. on the extension...

"January 24th, 1887." Relief shown by contours. LC copy stained, fold-lined, mended with tape, and annotated in ink and lead pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

Map to accompany the report of the Commissioners D.C. on the extension of streets and avenues of the city of Washington between Rock Creek and Lincoln Avenue : within limits designated by Senate bill 2201, 49th Congress, 1st Session, in response to a resolution of the Senate of the U.S. adopted August 4th 1886 /

Map to accompany the report of the Commissioners D.C. on the extension...

Scale ca. 1:7,200. Relief shown by contours. From the Breckinridge family papers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2: 110; 650/1; 650/2; 700/1; 710/3

Working plan showing approximate grades and drains for the treatment of that section of the District of Columbia situated south of Pennsylvania Avenue and north of B Street South West Washington D.C. /

Working plan showing approximate grades and drains for the treatment o...

Shows proposed development in the Mall and along south side of Pennsylvania Avenue. "Nov. 16, 1900." LC copy fold-lined, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress W... more

[Map of the Ellipse and White House grounds showing proposed sites for the Grant Memorial and Sherman Statue, Washington D.C.] /

[Map of the Ellipse and White House grounds showing proposed sites for...

Also shows White House and adjacent government buildings. "Eng 57 1." LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

Indian Territory showing townsites approved to June 30, 1902.

Indian Territory showing townsites approved to June 30, 1902.

In upper right corner: Exhibit 6. In upper left corner: Ninth annual report, Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes. From: United States. Dept. of the Interior annual report, 1902. Available also through the L... more

[Building of the McMillan Commission model, ca. 1902]

[Building of the McMillan Commission model, ca. 1902]

Photograph shows men working on a model depicting the McMillan Plan for the redesign of the Mall and other areas in Washington, D.C. Title from copy print of negative in LOT 11727, Box 9. Forms part of: Frances... more

Plan of Shanghai

Plan of Shanghai

Oriented with north towards the upper right. "Total area foreign settlement 33503 mow or 5564 acres." "In lower right margin: "... Municipal Engineer, Shanghai, May, 1904." Insets: Western District -- Key plan ... more

[Planning map of the Mall and adjacent areas, Washington D.C.].

[Planning map of the Mall and adjacent areas, Washington D.C.].

Shows planned and existing government buildings. Title devised by cataloger. "09[6?]3[5?]." LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

Map of the District of Columbia, October 1907 : showing present and proposed streets : compiled form [sic] latest data at the Office of the Engineer Commissioner, District of Columbia /

Map of the District of Columbia, October 1907 : showing present and pr...

E XXc 11785 U.S. Copyright Office Shows block numbers. "Copyrighted October 1907 ..." Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

The Mall, Washington, D.C. : plan showing development to 1914 in accordance with the recommendations of the Park Commission of 1901.

The Mall, Washington, D.C. : plan showing development to 1914 in accor...

Shows planned development. Includes index of public buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

The ultimate Washington.

The ultimate Washington.

Low-angle bird's-eye view of planned buildings in central Washington. "The plan laid out by the Commission of 1901 for the national capital of the future ..." "From the original rendering by F.V.L. Hoppin." "Su... more

Proposed drawing for Independence Square, Washington Memorial and grounds from model. Drawing for Independence Square VI

Proposed drawing for Independence Square, Washington Memorial and grou...

Item title devised. The Beaux-Arts Institute of Design held a competition in 1930 of student proposals for East Capitol Street, Washington, D.C. This design is by E. Bartow Muller of University of Pennsylvania.

Plans for proposed building projects in Washington, D.C. Bird's-eye perspective of suggested Georgetown development, 1928

Plans for proposed building projects in Washington, D.C. Bird's-eye pe...

Image displayed with black circle in lower right hand corner; circle not present on original image. Job title devised.

Louis Justement, architect. Plans and pictures of Washington, D.C. I

Louis Justement, architect. Plans and pictures of Washington, D.C. I

Includes drawing and plan for shopping area to replace downtown shopping area.

Louis Justement, architect. Plans and pictures of Washington, D.C. IV

Louis Justement, architect. Plans and pictures of Washington, D.C. IV

Image has captions: Typical development for 4-mile ring highway (Lincoln Blvd.); and: Map showing present street pattern and zoning.

Louis Justement, architect. Plans and pictures of Washington, D.C. III

Louis Justement, architect. Plans and pictures of Washington, D.C. III

Image has caption: Detail of inner ring (Jefferson Boulevard).

Proposed drawing for Independence Square, Washington Memorial and grounds from model. Drawing for Independence Square III

Proposed drawing for Independence Square, Washington Memorial and grou...

Item title devised. The Beaux-Arts Institute of Design held a competition in 1930 of student proposals for East Capitol Street, Washington, D.C. This design is by John Louis Rochon Grand of Catholic University.

Louis Justement, architect. Plans and pictures of Washington, D.C. II

Louis Justement, architect. Plans and pictures of Washington, D.C. II

Includes reproduction of old map showing L'Enfant's plan of Washington, D.C.

Plan of Shanghai

Plan of Shanghai

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Plan of Shanghai

Plan of Shanghai

"21st April 1928." "In lower margin: Stanford's Geogl. Estabt., London." LC copy imperfect: Partly torn at fold lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

The Mall and vicinity, Washington, proposed development /

The Mall and vicinity, Washington, proposed development /

Also shows planned and existing government buildings and government lands. "7951." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

[Planned redevelopment study of part of the District of Columbia east of the Capitol].

[Planned redevelopment study of part of the District of Columbia east ...

Covers area bound by 3rd St. NW-SW, I St. NW-NE, 41st St. NE-SE, and L St. SW-SE. Blueprint. Originally printed on 6 sheets. "1-16-1." LC copy annotated in red wax pencil: Study by National Capital Park & Plann... more

The Mall and vicinity, Washington, proposed development /

The Mall and vicinity, Washington, proposed development /

Also shows planned and existing government buildings, government lands, and block numbers. LC copies fold-lined. Copy 2 missing edge section. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ... more

Must we always have this? Why not housing?

Must we always have this? Why not housing?

Poster promoting planned housing as the solution to a host of inner-city problems, showing an inkblot on which are drawn elements of inner-city life. Date stamped on verso: Oct 20 1936. Work Projects Administra... more

Reduced fire hazard thru planned housing

Reduced fire hazard thru planned housing

Poster promoting planned housing as a method to reduce fire hazards in cities. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). New York City Housing Authority - Fiorello H. La Guardia, May... more

Rotten living Decent living through planned housing.

Rotten living Decent living through planned housing.

Poster promoting planned housing as a solution to better living conditions in cities, showing a child standing in a alley with a trash can and cat rummaging through the garbage. Work Projects Administration Pos... more

Better housing The solution to infant mortality in the slums / / Benj. Sheer.

Better housing The solution to infant mortality in the slums / / Benj....

Poster promoting better housing as a solution for high rates of infant mortality in the slums, showing a blueprint of new housing next to existing tenement buildings over which stands the figure of Death. Date ... more

How proposed new federal buildings will affect complexion of the capital : [the Mall and vicinity, Washington D.C.].

How proposed new federal buildings will affect complexion of the capit...

"This map, prepared by the National Capital Park and Planning Commission, shows how ... the major building projects ... would change the ... design of Washington's central area." From: The Washington post, Sund... more

Development of the central area west and east of the Capitol--Washington D.C. 1941 /

Development of the central area west and east of the Capitol--Washingt...

Indexed for points of interest. "1-94." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy laminated and mounted on cloth backing. DCP

City plan of  Kōbe-shi /

City plan of Kōbe-shi /

Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper right. "29 July 1944." "Lithographed in the Reproduction Branch, OSS." "Reliability code: 2B-2B-2." "No. 3799." Available also through the Library... more

[Church Street Redevelopment, New Haven, Connecticut. View of Crown Street]

[Church Street Redevelopment, New Haven, Connecticut. View of Crown St...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[Church Street Redevelopment, New Haven, Connecticut. Perspective with corner pavilion, looking south from Green] / Rudolph '58.

[Church Street Redevelopment, New Haven, Connecticut. Perspective with...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[Church Street Redevelopment, New Haven, Connecticut. Perspective from Green with hotel]

[Church Street Redevelopment, New Haven, Connecticut. Perspective from...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[Parking garage, New Haven, Connecticut. Aerial perspective with helicopters. Rendering]

[Parking garage, New Haven, Connecticut. Aerial perspective with helic...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Conservation control no. 2.08.1940.21.

[Parking garage, New Haven, Connecticut. Temple Street elevation. Rendering]

[Parking garage, New Haven, Connecticut. Temple Street elevation. Rend...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Conservation control no. 2.08.1940.20.

[Boston Government Service Center, Boston, Massachusetts. Sketch site plan]

[Boston Government Service Center, Boston, Massachusetts. Sketch site ...

Inscribed: New Haven conference, June 18, 1962. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[Urban planning proposals for Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Aerial photograph of the U.S. Capitol and the Mall overlaid with suggested additions and reorganization]

[Urban planning proposals for Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Aerial ...

Architectural Forum, January, 1963. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

The regional development guide 1966-2000 : [Washington D.C. metropolitan area].

The regional development guide 1966-2000 : [Washington D.C. metropolit...

Includes text. Text, 3 planning maps, graph, and ill. on verso. "O-224-868." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP 2 copies

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Model, Greene and Mercer Streets]

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Model, Greene and Mercer S...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Perspective rendering including monorail

Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Perspective rendering inclu...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126. Conservation control number: 2.17.4026.012

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Model under construction in office]

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Model under construction i...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Feasibility study, Scheme C] / City of New York Department of Highways.

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Feasibility study, Scheme ...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126. Conservation no. 8.10.2396.9.

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Rendering of streetscape]

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Rendering of streetscape]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Model, wide view with transit hub]

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Model, wide view with tran...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Model showing approach to Manhattan Bridge]

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Model showing approach to ...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Sketch]

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Sketch]

Title devised by Library staff. Exhibit title: New Forms of the Evolving City. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Film crew with model in studio]

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Film crew with model in st...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Model of section at Broome Street]

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Model of section at Broome...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

General land use--1967-1985 objectives : District of Columbia

General land use--1967-1985 objectives : District of Columbia

City-planning map showing proposed land-use, transportation, recreation, and service-facilities developments. LC sheet removed from textual publication. "246-029 O--1967 (in pocket)." Available also through the... more

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Model, close-up of transit hub]

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Model, close-up of transit...

Title devised by Library staff. Plate #15. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Model, transit hub]

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Model, transit hub]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Model, towers at Manhattan Bridge]

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Model, towers at Manhattan...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Map showing proposed development]

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Map showing proposed devel...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Section. Sketch]

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Section. Sketch]

Title devised by Library staff. No. 28-A. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

Program objectives diagram 1 : 1967-1985 public improvement program priorities (partial accounting) : District of Columbia

Program objectives diagram 1 : 1967-1985 public improvement program pr...

City-planning map showing proposed public social-service improvements (urban-renewal projects, schools, libraries, health centers, fire stations, and others). LC sheet removed from textual publication. "246-029... more

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Rendering including monorail]

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Rendering including monora...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[New Haven Government Center, New Haven, Connecticut. Model B. Façades facing New Haven Green. Street level view]

[New Haven Government Center, New Haven, Connecticut. Model B. Façades...

Original slide showing one of several study and presentation models. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[New Haven Government Center, New Haven, Connecticut. Model D. Façade at entrance to complex, to right of old City Hall]

[New Haven Government Center, New Haven, Connecticut. Model D. Façade ...

Original slide showing one of several study and presentation models. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[Center Church, New Haven, Connecticut. Façade. Elevation]

[Center Church, New Haven, Connecticut. Façade. Elevation]

Study drawing of existing building from office of Paul Rudolph, preparatory to his proposal for the New Haven Government Center. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unproces... more

[New Haven Government Center, New Haven, Connecticut. Model B. View of plaza from above]

[New Haven Government Center, New Haven, Connecticut. Model B. View of...

Original slide showing one of several study and presentation models. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[New Haven Government Center, New Haven, Connecticut. Courtyard as configured in Model A. Perspective rendering]

[New Haven Government Center, New Haven, Connecticut. Courtyard as con...

Original slide showing perspective rendering of courtyard as configured in Model A. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[New Haven Government Center, New Haven, Connecticut. Library interior. Perspective rendering]

[New Haven Government Center, New Haven, Connecticut. Library interior...

Original slide showing perspective rendering of library interior. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[New Haven Government Center, New Haven, Connecticut. Elevation with restored city hall]

[New Haven Government Center, New Haven, Connecticut. Elevation with r...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126. Conservation control number 2.08.1940.8.

[New Haven Government Center, New Haven, Connecticut. Model A. Façades facing New Haven Green. Street level view]

[New Haven Government Center, New Haven, Connecticut. Model A. Façades...

Original slide showing one of several study and presentation models. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.

[New Haven Government Center, New Haven, Connecticut. View from the Green. Perspective rendering]

[New Haven Government Center, New Haven, Connecticut. View from the Gr...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126. Conservation control number 2.08.1940.7.

[New Haven Government Center, New Haven, Connecticut. Model C. Façades facing New Haven Green. Model from above]

[New Haven Government Center, New Haven, Connecticut. Model C. Façades...

Original slide showing one of several study and presentation models. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: The Paul Rudolph Archive. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:126.