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What is this?

Front elevation of four-story house of William E. Lescaze. Office with glass block on ground floor and canopied stairwell at left leading to residence above. Second floor with horizontal row of windows. Third floor with glass block and two casement windows. Fourth floor all glass block.

This is a blueprint from United States. It is dated 1933 and we acquired it in 1937. Gift of William E. Lescaze. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

blueprint

Its dimensions are

36.2 x 18.2 cm (14 1/4 x 7 3/16 in.)

It is signed

At lower right: sept 26 - 33

It is inscribed

Typed in black ink, on white tracing paper attached to lower edge: SKETCH BY WILLIAM LESCAZE/FOR FIRST HOUSE WITH GLASS IN NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER, 1933.

This object was architect: William E. Lescaze

This object was donated by William E. Lescaze

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18344541/ |title=Blueprint, "Elevation of Townhouse, 211 East 48th Street, New York, NY", 1933 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=30 September 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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