Lobby And Globe In The News Building

Lobby And Globe In The News Building New York City


Stock #: 30900
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: New York City
State: New York (NY)
County: New York
Publisher: E. C. Kropp Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Lobby of the News Building, located at 220 East 42nd Street New York. N. Y. where the Merchants & Bankers Business and Secretarial School occupies the third floor, is a source of interest and wonder to thousands of visitors daily. It cost approximately $200,000. On the floor is a gigantic compass, showing 58 principal cities and their relative distances from New York. In the sunken well, illuminated from beneath, a huge globe of the world - 12 feet in diameter, weighing 2 tons - revolves slowly on an axis. Seventeen panels, containing weather meteorological instruments and charts, encircle the walls. A Good School in a Wonderful Building Sherman C. Estey - Laurence W. Estey, Directors.
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