Thursday, June 28, 2018

RESIDENCE OF JAMES BYRNE, ESQ. 1043 5th Avenue, New York City


Mr.and Mrs. James Byrne will arrive on Saturday on the Paris. They will occupy their new home at 1043 5th Avenue. Brooklyn Daily eagle Sep., 1924 

EXTERIOR
RESIDENCE OF JAMES BYRNE, ESQ.
A.  Wallace McCrea, Architect

STAIRHALL
RESIDENCE OF JAMES BYRNE, ESQ.
A.  Wallace McCrea, Architect

MAIN SALON
RESIDENCE OF JAMES BYRNE, ESQ.
A.  Wallace McCrea, Architect

DINING ROOM
RESIDENCE OF JAMES BYRNE, ESQ.
A.  Wallace McCrea, Architect

LIBRARY
RESIDENCE OF JAMES BYRNE, ESQ.
A.  Wallace McCrea, Architect


SECOND=STORY LANDING
RESIDENCE OF JAMES BYRNE, ESQ.
A.  Wallace McCrea, Architect

BOUDOIR
RESIDENCE OF JAMES BYRNE, ESQ.
A.  Wallace McCrea, Architect
BATHROOM
RESIDENCE OF JAMES BYRNE, ESQ.
A.  Wallace McCrea, Architect




 1043 Fifth Avenue no longer exists. Address absorbed into 1040 Fifth Avenue, erected in 1930, designed by Rosario Candela.

Some notable properties designed by Architect A.  Wallace McCrea - 18 East 74th Street, New York, NY - 16 East 69th Street New York, NY  128 East 73rd Street, New York, NYMcCrea specialized in town-house modernization. 

The Byrne family moved around a lot. The earliest home found was at 170 Central Park South which is now the sight of the JW Marriott Essex House

In the book The Architecture of Grosvenor Atterbury it reference 51 West 58th Street as a property the architect work on for the Byrne's in 1901.

Google Street View
51 West 58th Street
 Unclear if this is a Grosvenor Atterbury design. The brickwork sure makes me wonder though.

Google Street View
51 West 58th Street

25 Sutton Place
Last address for the Byrne's as a family.


"PLANTING FIELDS"
Oyster Bay, New York
Follow THIS LINK for more on the Byrne  family and their country estate "Planting Fields".

"GUY'S CLIFF"
Bar Harbor, Maine
In 1926 Byrne commissioned Guy Lowell to remodel a large stick style style cottage into a Tuscan Villa.  The Byrnes hired Beatrix Farrand to design a series of terraced formal gardens, cascading down the steep slope.
Follow THIS LINK for more on "Guy's Cliff".




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