AMBASSADOR APARTMENT BUILDING--STATEN ISLAND, NY



    Title of Installation
    :

    Ambassador Apartment Building

    Materials Used:

    Polychromed Terra Cotta

    General Description:

    Art-deco style gold, blue, white and pink terra cotta panels above the entrance and the first floor windows.

    Technical Information (Size,mfg., etc.):

    These were possibly manufactured by the Atlantic Terra Cotta Company of Staten Island and Perth Amboy, NJ.

    Year Installed:

    1932

    Does Installation Still Exist?

    Yes

    If Not, What Happened?

    State:

    New York

    City:

    the St. George/Fort Hill section of Staten Island

    Location of Installation:

    30 Daniel Low Terrace at Belmont Place

    GPS Coordinates:

    Directions to Installation:

    Additional Information, Websites, Citations:

    The building was built in 1932 by architect Lucien Pisciotta.

    http://www.forgotten-ny.com/SLICES/ambassador/ambassador.html

    Submitted by and Year:

    Michael Padwee (tileback101"at"collector.org), September 2010.


    Postcard image courtesy of Friends of Terra Cotta