Clarke and Rapuano Records, 1940-1993

Collection Number: 3047

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Clarke and Rapuano records, 1940-1993
Collection Number:
3047
Creator:
Clarke & Rapuano
Quantity:
94.1 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Reports, plans, blueprints, photographs, publications, contracts, and drawings.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Reports and studies, including plans, blueprints, photographs, publications, contracts, and drawings pertaining to transportation, parkways, and city planning projects in Queens, Westchester County, Long Island, Buffalo, and New York, New York; Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; and other places. Also, includes planning material pertaining to the 1964 World's Fair in New York City and a report prepared for Cornell University on Cornell Heights, 1987.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Gilmore D. Clarke (Cornell University Class of 1913), 1892-1982, was Professor of Architecture at Cornell, 1935-1950, and Dean of the College of Architecture, 1939-1950. Michael Rapuano, 1904-1975, received an M.L.A. from Cornell in 1927.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Reports and studies, including plans, blueprints, photographs, publications, contracts, and drawings pertaining to transportation, parkways, and city planning projects in Queens, Westchester County, Long Island, Buffalo, and New York, New York; Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; and other places. Also, includes planning material pertaining to the 1964 World's Fair in New York City and a report prepared for Cornell University on Cornell Heights, 1987.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Clarke & Rapuano.
Clarke, Gilmore D., 1892-
Rapuano, Michael.
New York World's Fair (1964-1965)
Cornell University--Planning.

Subjects:
City planning.
Highway planning.
Landscape architecture.
Transportation.
Parkways--New York (State)
Parkways--Pennsylvania.
City planning--Pennsylvania--Bethlehem.
City planning--New York (N.Y.)--Flushing.
City planning--New York (N.Y.)
City planning--New York (N.Y.)--Queens.
Landscape architects.
Planners.

Places:
Bethlehem (Pa.)
Flushing (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
Queens (New York, N.Y.)
Cornell Heights (N.Y.)--Description and travel.

Form and Genre Terms:
Blueprints.
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Clarke and Rapuano Records, #3047. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Records
Box 1-2
Original accession of 1984
Box 3
Lee Avenue (#1 - original box number)
Box 4
Flatland Avenue (#22) (also, 2 folders of Contract)
Box 5
Contract Files (#14) Non-current P-Z
Box 6
Contracts
Box 7
Rushmore (also, 2 folders of contracts) "C"
Box 8
Rushmore
Box 9
LaSalle Arterial (also, 4 folders Rushmore)
Box 10
Connecticut
Box 11
Hutchinson River Parkway (#1)
Box 12
PDIs Paulding Avenue Milford Street
Box 13
Hutchinson River Parkway
Box 14
Contract Files, Non-current M-P
Box 15-16
Miscellaneous projects
Box 17
Structures
Box 18
LaSalle
Box 19
Johnson Property, Chester, LaSalle
Box 20
Bucks County, LaSalle
Box 21
Saucon Valley Country Club
1958-1960
Parking area bridge. Designs and estimates.
Box 21
Unisphere
1960-1963
For the 1964 World's Fair in Queens, New York. File includes correspondence; sketches; engineering computations; plans from American Bridge (US Steel was building the structure); photos of the 1939 Perisphere foundations
Box 21
Jones Beach Parkway Authority: Ocean Parkway
1965
Design and estimate.
Shelter, pump pits, bus shelter, and lighting
Box 21
Water Tower - Robert Moses State Park, Fire Island New York
1965-1967
Preliminary and final designs and estimates
Box 21
Hill to Hill Bridge and Approaches
1970
Reports to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (with plans,) originals and mock up for bridge report, structural analysis
Box 21
Lehigh University -RH-11
1972
Borings and preliminary plans showing wall 1 and 2. Water study.
Box 21
Lehigh University -RH-11
1972-1974
Specifications/drawings and estimates
Box 22
Structures Miscellaneous
Box 23
LaSalle Arterial
Box 24-25
Hutchinson River Parkway
Box 26
Silver Sands
Box 27
Middletown PC
Box 28
Middletown FHWA Pres. & WBD
Box 29
Pres. & WBD
Box 156
Bethlehem - Hill to Hill Bridge
c. 1970
Includes plans
Box 156
Bethlehem Interstate Spur Connection
1958
Box 156
Hutchinson River Parkway: Section A - 2/2
1984, 1994
Includes plans
Photographs
Album and loose photos
Box 30
Nashville, Tenn.
Box 30
Rock Creek Park, D.C.
Box 30
West Side Highway, N.Y.C.
Box 30
Bethlehem, PA
Box 30
Cleveland, OH
Box 30
Middletown, Conn. (Wesleyan Univ. dormitories)
Box 30
Palisades Parkway, NJ
Box 30
Park Cliester Houses, Stuyvesant Town, NY
Box 30
Pittsburgh, PA
Box 30
Pedestrian Bridge, Queens Zoo, NY
Album of bridge designs
Box 30
St. Regis Paper Co.
Box 30
West Nyock, NY
Box 30
Corning, NY
Box 30
others
Album of designs and planning for:
Box 30
SUNY Albany
Box 30
Cleveland, OH
Box 30
Bethlehem, PA
Box 30
Scranton, PA
Box 31
Projects Miscellaneous
Box 32
Miscellaneous drawings, printed material
Miscellaneous Project files
Box 33-37
Air Products Chemicals
Box 33-37
Calverton National Cemetery
Box 38-39
Silver Sands through Staten Island Botanical Garden; also USPS through West Basin Drive
Box 40
Original Reports A-E
Box 41
Original Reports H-H
Box 42
Stirling Forest through Stony Brook
Box 43
Stirling Forest; Calverton Reports
Box 44
Original Reports H-O
Box 45
Products: A through Insecticide; project drawings
Box 46
Calverton; project files and drawings
Box 47
Project Drawings
Box 48
Original Specs: M
Box 49
Project Drawings
Box 50
Project Files: Irrigation systems
Original Specs: N through P
Box 51
Nashville UC-4 796.33 three
Box 51
New York City Dept. of Parks
Box 51
Parsonage Farm, jPA material
Box 52
Briley
Box 53
Project Drawings: Calverton
Box 54
Project Drawings
Box 55
Project Drawings; bound reports A-B
Box 56
Original Specs: A-C
Box 57
Bound Reports: B-H
Box 58
Original Specs: C
Box 59
Bound Reports: I
Box 60
Original Specs: C-F
Bound Reports: P-Z; Ford Motor Company
Box 61
N.Y.C. Dept. of Parks, con't.
Box 61
Norwalk, Darien Conn.
Box 61
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Box 61
Staten Island Museum, High Rock Park
Box 61
Sun Inn, Bethlehem, PA
Box 61
Tocks Island Region, NJ
Box 61
Union Carbide
Box 61
Sevises for Coast Guard Shore Facility, NJ, NY, N. England
Box 61
Palisades Interstate Park Comm.; Sewage
Box 61
Disposal Facilities, 1971
Box 61
Ford Motor Co.
Box 62
Original Specs: G-J
Box 63
Ford; other projects
Box 64
Original Specs: J-L
Projects; Original Specs P-R
Box 65
Great Neck, L.I. Railroad
Box 65
Prudential Ins. Co.
Box 65
Monmouth State Park
Box 65
Kresge Bldgs, Bethlehem, PA, Urban Renewal (incl. photos, 1977 )
Box 65
Port Richmond
Box 65
Purchase Park
Box 65
River Park, Norwalk, Conn.
Box 65
Rockland Cable Systems
Original Specs: P
Box 66
NYC Dept. of Parks and Recreation, 1980s , incl. Wellowbrook
Box 66
Perkins, Elmer
Box 66
Pocono Mt. Joint Schools
Box 66
Port Authority, NYC
Box 66
Port Richmond, NYC
Box 67
Original Specs: J-L; various projects (Cornell, Palisades Parkway, etc.)
Box 68
Original Specs: R; Calverton; various projects
Box 69
Various Projects; Cornell; Calverton
Box 70
Various Projects
Box 71
Various Projects; Original Specs: S
Box 72
Original Specs: S
Box 73
Original Specs: S; Merck; various projects
Box 74-75
Various Projects
Box 76
Merck
Box 77-80
Various Projects
Box 81
Air Products; Calverton
Box 82
Calverton
Box 83
Calverton; Central Park; Copley Square
Box 84
Cornell (Central Avenue); D.C. Transportation; Flushing High School; Fordham; Glen Island Park; Morris; Neelytown; NYS Thruway; Northern State Parkway
Box 85
Printed Specs Calverton; Fort Wadsworth; Gracie Mansion; Hutchinson Parkway
Box 86
Printed Specs Hutchinson River; IBM; Iona Island; Kean College; Lehigh University; Linden Place; Newark State College; Lee Avenue
Box 87
VA Cemetery, Washington; Calverton; Copley Square
Box 88
Copley Square; Alfred Smith High School
Box 89
Calverton; Merck;Mamaroneck; Mokattam; Neptune Ave; NJ College of Medicine
Box 90
Calverton; NJ College of Dentistry; River Park; Short Hills; Prudential
Box 91
Original Specs T-W
Box 92
Northern State Parkway; Palisades Parkway; Park Ave; Parker Residence; Pentaquit; President's Park; Prudential, Short Hills
Box 93
Prudential, Short Hills; Queensboro Bridge; RDSA
Box 94
RDSA; Roosevelt Memorial; Route 139; Rushmore Associates
Box 95
Rushmore Associates; Merck
Plans
Box 96
Purchase Park-Harrison, New York
Box 97
Purchase Park-Harrison, New York
Box 98
Copley Square-Boston, Massachusetts
Box 99
Macombs Dam
Box 100
Rockaway Freeway-Almeda Avenue
Box 101
Hitachi
Box 102
Hutchinson River Parkway
Box 103
Flushing High School
Box 104
Flushing High School
Box 104
Rushmore-Orange County
Box 105
Calverton National Cemetery
Box 106
Calverton National Cemetery
Box 107
Calverton National Cemetery
Box 108
Calverton National Cemetery
Box 109
Arneytown Veteran's Cemetery
Box 110
Arneytown Veteran's Cemetery
Box 111
Fort Wadsworth Naval Station
Box 112
Fort Wadsworth Naval Station
Box 113
Fort Wadsworth Naval Station
Box 114
Fort Wadsworth Naval Station
Box 114
Battleship Surface Action Group
Box 115
Fieldbrook-Putnam County
Box 116
Fieldbrook-Putnam County
Box 117
Nassau and Bruckner Expressway
Box 118
Nassau and Bruckner Expressway
Box 119
Tidal Basin-Ohio Drive
Box 120
Tidal Basin-Ohio Drive
Box 121
Tidal Basin-Ohio Drive
Box 122
Tidal Basin-Ohio Drive
Box 123
Tidal Basin-Ohio Drive
Box 124
Tidal Basin-Ohio Drive
Box 124
Track and Playfields-Vanderbilt University
Box 125
Tidal Basin-West Potomac Parks Road
Box 125
Berry Houses
Box 126
Harriman Toll Plaza
Box 127
Port Richmond Avenue
Box 128
Port Richmond Avenue
Box 129
Martin Tower-Bethlehem Steel
Box 130
Martin Tower-Bethlehem Steel
Box 131
New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry
Box 132
New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry
Box 133
New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry
Box 134
Lee Avenue, New York City
Box 135
Lee Avenue, New York City
Box 136
Citicorp
Box 137
Residence of J. Seward Johnson
Box 138
Residence of J. Seward Johnson
Box 139
Residence of J. Seward Johnson
Box 140
Residence of J. Seward Johnson
Box 140
Van De Bovenkamp sculptures
Box 141
President's Park
Box 142
President's Park
Box 143
Corona Park
Box 144
Gracie Mansion
Box 145
New York School for the Deaf
Box 146
Alfred E. Smith High School
Box 147
Langone Residence
Box 148
Immaculate Conception Housing
Box 149
Bronx Court House
Box 150
Breeze Hill-Central Park
Box 151
Syosset River Park
Box 152
Central Park Mall-Reconstruction of Concert Ground
Box 153
Coney Island
Box 154
Broad Street Mall-Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Box 154
Joyce Kilmer Park
Box 154
South Street Sea Port Deck Work
Box 154
Parking Studies
Box 155
Hunter Tier Parking
Box 155
Stratford Marina
Box 155
Pennsylvania Bridges
Box 155
Miscellaneous
Box 157
Hudson Hills
Box 157
Atlantic Creosoting-Savannah, Georgia
Box 158
Clove Park
Box 159
Rockville, Maryland
Box 160
Coney Island
Box 161
Alley Pond
Box 161
Olmsted Center
Box 162
Tudor City Place
Box 162
Silver Lake Park- Burkes County Pennsylvania
Box 163
James Madison Memorial Library- (Library of Congress)
Box 164
Robert Moses State Park
Box 165
Flushing Avenue
Box 166
Cornell Campus
Box 167
Cornell Campus
Box 168
Cornell Campus
Box 169
Beebe Lake- Cornell University
Box 170
United Nations Plaza Court
Box 170
Palisades Interstate Parkway
Box 170
Middletown Psychiatric
Box 171
Putnam Fields
Box 171
Naples Playground on Staten Island
Box 172
Fordham University
Box 172
Mary Harriman Rumsey Playground
Box 172
North General Hospital
Box 173
Bronx Zoo
Box 173
New York Botanical Gardens
Box 174
Lehigh Canal Park- Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Box 174
Central Park
Box 174
Sterling Forest
Box 174
Central Business District of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Box 174
Monocacy Creek Urban Renewal
Box 175
Seaport Plaza
Box 175
New Jersey Educational Testing
Box 176
Neelytown Center
Box 176
Willowbrook Tennis
Box 177
Fordham University
Box 177
Port Authority
Box 178
High Rise- Saudi Arabia
Box 178
Eastchester and Tucahoe
Box 178
Eagle Chase
Box 178
Belmont Race Tarck
Box 179
Short Hills Office Center- Essex County, New Jersey
Box 180
Short Hills Office Center- Essex County, New Jersey
Box 181
Staten Island Botanical Gardens
Box 181
Morris Gardens
Box 181
Snug Harbor
Box 181
Rockefeller Gardens
Box 182
Pepsi-Cola
Box 182
IBM Office Building- Somers, New York
Box 183
Miscellaneous Project #8708
Box 184
Miscellaneous Project #8708
Box 185
Beebe Lake- Cornell University
Box 185
Westchester Avenue
Box 185
Middletown Psychiatric Center
Box 185
Miscellaneous Bridges
Box 185
Erie Basin Port Authority
Box 185
Montgomery County design location study
Box 185
Hutchinson River Parkway
Box 185
Lee Avenue
Box 186
Fort Wadsworth Naval Station
Box 186
Bronx River Parkway
Box 186
Hitachi
Box 186
Flushing High School
Construction Plans (Bound)
Box 187
Sprain Parkway
Box 188
Sprain and Hutchinson Parkway/West Point
Box 188
Southern Tier Expressway
Box 188
New York State Thruway - Berkshire Section
Box 189
Westside Highway
c. 1974
Report
Box 189
The New York Municipal Airport at Idlewild
1946
Report of Design Committee
Box 189
Pennsylvania Signage
Box 189
Niagara Parkway
Box 190
Niagara Expressway
Box 191
Niagara Parkway
1962
Box 191
Interstate Spur Connection - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
1958
Box 191
Pedestrian Mall - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
1976
Box 191
Highway 1010 - Delaware County, PA
1970
Box 191
Infrastructure for the Mokattam, Egypt
1980
Box 191
Silver Lake Park - Bucks County, PA
1973
Box 192
Boylston Street Improvements Study - Boston, MA
1986
Box 192
Cumberland Gap National Historic Park
1973
Box 192
Palisades Interstate Park Commission
1972
Box 192
Scajaquada Creek Expressway
1959
Box 192
Mile Strip Road
1965
Box 193
Baltimore/Washington Parkway, Young Street Arterial Highway
1967-1968
Box 193
Tonawanda, NY
Box 193
Sheridan Expressway
c. 1960
Mapcase Item 1-2
IBM-Somers, New York
Bound plans
Mapcase Item 3
L.R. 1000 Section G, Bucks County, PA
1962
Bound location Study and Report
Mapcase Item 4-6
Niagara Parkway
1960-1963
Bound plans
Oversized Plans (Flat)
Mapcase Folder 1
Presentation Boards: Bethlehem Urban Renewal, Gracie Mansion, Montgomery County, State Line Lookout Park
Mapcase Folder 2
Mammoth Battlefield State Park; Miscellaneous Oversize Photos
Mapcase Folder 3
New York World's Fair: Unisphere plans
1960-1966
Photostats: includes plans, sketches and for post-fair development (Previously Box 156)
Mapcase Folder 4
New York World's Fair: Unisphere plans
1960
Armillary Sphere. Blueprints and Linens
Mapcase Folder 5
New York World's Fair: Unisphere plans
1961
Preliminary Drawings. Pencil and blueprints
Mapcase Folder 6
New York World's Fair
1961
Drawing of benches for the fair, layout of the fairgrounds, and for the Unisphere Foundation
Mapcase Folder 7
New York World's Fair: Unisphere
1962
Official construction drawings for the Unisphere Foundation
Signed by Robert Moses, William C. Potter, Stuart Constable, William Whipple Jr. and Gilmore D. Clarke