NY_MANHATTAN--Hispanic Society of America

 (From http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hispanic_Society_of_America)

Title of Installation:
Hispanic Society of America
Materials Used:
Terra Cotta and Ceramic tiles
Additional Materials Information:
General Description:                                                                                                                                                                       
(From "A New Museum of Trasures The Hispanic Society of America" by C. Lewis Hind in The International Studio
Vol. XXXIV, No. 135, May 1908, Pub. by the John Lane Company, p. c)
Technical Information (Size,mfg., etc.):
The interior terra cotta was manufactured by the Atlantic Terra Cotta Company of Perth Amboy, NJ, and the tile flooring was made by Henry Mercer's Moravian Tile Works in Doylestown, PA.
Year Created:
c. 1904-1908
Year Installed, if different:
Does Installation Still Exist?
Yes. The buildings of Audubon Terrace comprise the Audubon Terrace Historic District, designated a NYC Historic Landmark District in 1979. The Landmark Designation Report may be accessed at http://www.nyc.gov/html/lpc/downloads/pdf/reports/AUDUBON_TERRACE_HISTORIC_DISTRICT.pdf
If Not, What Happened?
Location of Installation:
613 West 155th Street
New York, NY 10032
Directions to Installation:
The entrance to Audubon Terrace is at 155th Street and Broadway.
Additional Information, Websites, Citations:

View of the main hall from the balcony. The floor consists of Moravian tiles and the terra cotta wall decorations were manufactured by the Atlantic Terra Cotta Company

                          The central tile floor medallion

The entrance arch between the vestibule and the main hall

A similar view from a 1912 Brickbuilder article

A close-up view of the central tile medallion