Cross and Cross (Architects)

Cross and Cross (Architects)

Cross and Cross (1907-1942) [ [http://select.nytimes.com/mem/archive/pdf?res=F30C16FE3E5E167B93C6AB178AD85F4D8485F9 NY Times- Eliot Cross Obituary] ] was a New York City based architectural firm founded by brothers John Walter Cross and Eliot Cross.

History

The firm was known as Old New York City Society's architectural firm of choice. [ [http://www.hamptons.com/hamptons_article_magazine_568.htm Hamptons.com Bayberry Land] ] John Cross studied architecture at Columbia University and the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and served as the creative half of the partnership, while Eliot Cross focused on the development side of the business, particularly through his role as Chairman of the Board of the real estate development firm of Webb and Knapp, which he organized in 1922. [ [http://nyc.gov/html/lpc/downloads/pdf/reports/citybankfarmers.pdf NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission, page 3] ] The two firms shared office space in The Knapp Building on Madison Avenue. [ [http://nyc.gov/html/lpc/downloads/pdf/reports/citybankfarmers.pdf NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission, page 3] ]

Commissions

*1 East 42nd Street, New York, NY [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=1east42street-newyorkcity-ny-usa Emporis- 1 East 42nd Street] ]
*53 Park Place, New York, NY, [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=53parkplace-newyorkcity-ny-usa Emporis- 53 Park Place] ] ]
*123 East 53rd Street, (demolished 1953-1955 to build 399 Park Avenue, the new headquarters for the First National City Bank, today's Citigroup)
*155 East 72nd Street, New York, NY, [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=155east72street-newyorkcity-ny-usa Emporis- 155 East 72nd Street] ]
*405 Park Avenue, New York, NY (12 story apartment building, completely modernized in 1956) [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=405parkavenuenue-newyorkcity-ny-usa Emporis- 405 Park Avenue] ]
*720 Park Avenue, with Rosario Candela, New York, NY [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=720parkavenuenue-newyorkcity-ny-usa Emporis- 720 Park Avenue] ]
*Ampico Building, 29 West 57th Street, New York, NY
*Assisium School, 36 East 63rd Street, New York, NY (originally The Hanger Club) [ [http://www.nyc-architecture.com/UES/UES013.htm NYC-Architecture- The Assisium School] ]
*Bank of America International, 37-41 Broad Street, New York, NY (originally Lee-Higginson Bank) [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=claremontpreparatoryschool-newyorkcity-ny-usa Emporis- Bank of America International] ]
*Bank of the Manhattan Company, Bayside, New York [ [http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/S?pp/gottscho:@OR(@field(AUTHOR+@od1(Cross+++Cross,+architect+))+@field(OTHER+@od1(Cross+++Cross,+architect+))) U.S. Library of Congress] ]
*Bayberry Land, Southampton, New York (demolished) [ [http://www.hamptons.com/hamptons_article_magazine_568.htm Hamptons.com Bayberry Land] ]
*Central Hanover Building [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=centralhanoverbuilding-newyorkcity-ny-usa Emporis- Central Hanover Building] ]
*Chase Bank, 35 East 72nd Street, New York, NY (originally Manufacturer's Hanover Trust Company branch)
*Chase Bank East 57th Street, New York, NY (originally Manufacturer's Hanover Trust Company branch) [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=manufacturerstrustbuilding-newyorkcity-ny-usa Emporis-Manufacturers Trust Company Building] ]
*Church of Notre Dame, Columbia University, New York, NY [ [http://www.columbia.edu/cu/earl/ccm/notredame.html Columbia University Church of Notre Dame] ]
*City Bank-Farmers Trust Company Building, 20 Exchange Place, New York, NY [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=20exchangeplace-newyorkcity-ny-usa Emporis- City Bank Farmers Trust Company Building] ]
*Eglisa De Notre Dame, 40 Morningside Drive, New York, NY
*Federal Office Building, 90 Church Street, New York, NY [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=federalofficebuilding-newyorkcity-ny-usa223 Emporis- Federal Office Building] ]
*Field Mansion, Yorktown, New York, [ [http://www.yorktownny.org/Public_Documents/YorktownNY_CompPlan/PreliminaryDrafts/DiscussionDraftHistoric.pdf Yorktown, NY] ]
*Franklin Towers, New York, NY [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=franklintowers-newyorkcity-ny-usa Emporis-Franklin Towers] ]
*General Electric Building, 570 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY [ [http://www.nyc-architecture.com/MID/MID017.htm NYC-Architecture- General Electric Building] ]

*Harriman Building, New York, NY [ [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=harrimanbuilding-newyorkcity-ny-usa Emporis- Harriman Building] ] [ [http://select.nytimes.com/mem/archive/pdf?res=F10B1FFB3D5C14738DDDAD0A94D8415B898EF1D3 NY Times- Harriman Building Sold] ]
*Hotel InterContinental, New York, NY [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=hotelintercontinental-newyorkcity-ny-usa Emporis- Hotel InterContinental] ]
*The Hewitt School 45 East 75th Street, New York, NY
*ILX Systems (Aetna) 151 William Street, New York, NY [ [http://www.nyc-architecture.com/SCC/SCC006.htm NYC-Architecture- ILX Systems] ]
*James McCutcheon & Co. store, 609 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=mccutcheonbuilding-newyorkcity-ny-usa Emporis- McCutcheon Building] ]
*The Knapp Building, 383-385 Madison Avenue, New York, NY (demolished)
*Leigh Hall, Yale School of Music, New Haven, CT, [ [http://www.facilities.yale.edu/projects/PastProj.asp?strYear=2005&strProjid=178 Yale University] ]
*The Links Club, 36 East 62nd, New York, NY
*Louis Spencer Morris and Emily Coster Morris House, 116 East 80th Street, New York, NY
*Edward S. Moore Residence, Roslyn, New York
*Museum of Non-Objective Painting, 24 East 54th Street, New York, NY
*One Sutton Place South with Rosario Candela, New York, NY [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=1suttonplaceapartments-newyorkcity-ny-usa Emporis- One Sutton Place] ]
*Park Plaza Apartments, Worcester, MA, [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=parkplazaapartments-worcester-ma-usa Emporis- Park Plaza Apartments] ]
*Guaranty Trust Company of New York building at Place de la Concorde, Paris, France [ [http://select.nytimes.com/mem/archive/pdf?res=FA061FFA38591A7B93C4AB178CD85F458585F9 NY Times Obituary- John W. Cross] ]
*Postum Building, 250 Park Avenue, New York, NY [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=postumbuilding-newyorkcity-ny-usa Emporis- Postum Building] ]
*Ernest Stillman House, 45 East 75th Street, New York, NY
*Stone & Webster Building, New York, NY [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=st1websterbuilding-newyorkcity-ny-usa Emporis- Stone & Webster Building ] ]
*Tiffany's, 727 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY [ [http://www.thecityreview.com/tiffb.html The City Review- Tiffany's] ]
*The Union and New Haven Trust Building (now Wachovia Bank) on the New Haven Green New Haven, CT. [ www.travelphotobase.com, photo of building ]
*Warner Bros. Studio Store, 1 East 57th Street, New York, NY (originally New York Trust Company Building)
*Wiley Building, New York, NY, [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=wileybuilding-newyorkcity-ny-usa Emporis- Wiley Building] ]
*George and Martha Whitney House 120 East 80th Street, New York, NY [ [http://www.cityrealty.com/condos/building_iframe.php?lid=8401 City Realty] ]
*The Yorkgate, New York, NY, [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=streetyorkgate-newyorkcity-ny-usa991 Emporis- The Yorkgate] ]



Notes

Additional Sources

* [http://www.nyc-architecture.com/LM/LM041-CANADIANIMPERIALBANKOFCOMMERCE.htm NYC-Architecture.com: Exchange Place: ]
* [http://www.greatgridlock.net/NYC/nyc2b.html#37 Great Gridlock.com: City Bank Farmers Trust Company Building]

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