General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen BuildingSites at this Tour Stop...
General Mechanics and Tradesmen's Association
About this Tour Stop...
Continuing east, the next building is the classical 1880's limestone General Society of Mechanic and Tradesmen Building. The Grand Central Academy of Art occupies a loft there. The Academy exhibits the cast collection of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America, which was donated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art and is displayed in its loft studios. The collection includes over 200 nineteenth century casts of Antique and Renaissance sculpture.
Public Art in Midtown