ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Gargoyles on 90 West Street, 1907
Artworks: Sculpture

Artist
Cass Gilbert
Dates
  • Constructed, 1907
  • Exterior Renovation, 2005
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Description
Many of the structure's original gargoyles sustained damage due to neglect and the passage of time, as well as the 9/11 attacks. As part of the restoration process, renovators have augmented the gargoyle reproductions with seven more contemporary faces, including new caricatures of Peter Levenson, a principal of the Kibel Companies and one of the building's owners; Henry Kibel, another of the owners; Michael Y. Ahearn, president of Seaboard Weatherproofing Co., the exterior contractor; and Jeff...
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Location
90 West Street
New York, NY 10281
United States

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