American Radiator Building (now American-Standard)

Hood and Fouilhoux
1924



Hood's first major commission in New York City, this 18-story tower rests on a 4-story base. The whole is sheathed in black brick.
 
The Gothic-inspired top is decorated with gold terra cotta. The first-floor facade is bronze and polished black granite.
 




The entrance and the decoration above the portal

 

Details of the base

 



Other buildings on this site by Raymond Hood include: Chicago Tribune Tower, Daily News Building and the McGraw-Hill Building.




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