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1976

  • Work on this object began.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2022

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Poster, What Saves a Building?

This is a Poster. It was designed by Arnold Saks. It is dated 1976 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is offset lithograph support: olive green paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Arnold Saks. It is credited Gift of Arnold Saks.

Its dimensions are

91.5 x 61 cm (36 x 24 in.)

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black ink across top: What Saves a Building?; at UL: Preservation/Bulletin/Number One/June 1976/; at URC: Published by/The Graduate School of/ Architecture and Planning/Columbia University; lengthy text throughtout poster pertaining to: Money; Research;Public Awareness; Law; at LR:Design:Arnold Saks Associates/ 1976 by the Trustees of Columbia University/ in the City of New York. On verso: letter from: James Stewart Polshek/Dean/Graduate School of/ Architecture and Planning/ Columbia University...; To:"Dear Neighbor..."; address information.

Cite this object as

Poster, What Saves a Building?; Designed by Arnold Saks (American, b. 1931); USA; offset lithograph support: olive green paper; 91.5 x 61 cm (36 x 24 in.); Gift of Arnold Saks; 1991-69-125

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