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[clippings - Suffolk County Courthouse]

Major collection: Architecture & Design
Named collection: I.P. Lord Collection
Object type: archival materials
Maker: Desmond & Lord
Place made: United States, Massachusetts, Boston
Date made: 1936 - 1960s
Materials: paper
Site location: Boston
Measurements: 22 3/4 in x 12 in

Clippings from before construction: "A LARGER COURTHOUSE"; "New Court House Would Be a Poor Investment"; "OFF RELIEF FOR NEW COURT JOB, Some 500 to Be Employed on Building"; "50-YEAR MYSTERY EXPLAINED, NO SMOKE OUTLET PROVIDED FIREPLACE"; "CONFER ON PLAN OF COURTHOUSE, Two Commissioners and Architects Ready, No Commitment Till Curley and City Council Approve"; "Courthouse Board and Architects" dated July 31, 1936; "DELAY IS DANGEROUS"; "SUFFOLK COURTHOUSE ENLARGEMENT BOOST IN PLAN SPONSORED BY MAYOR, Appointment of Joseph T. Lyons to Serve on Commission With Henry A. Wyman and Sheriff J. A. Keliher"; "At Signing of Contract For New Courthouse" three copes; "NEW SUFFOLK COURT WILL BE 17 STORIES HIGH, $5,000,000 Building to Be Started When Ickes Approves Grant, TOWER WILL JOIN PRESENT STRUCTURE" continued on page three as "SUFFOLK COURT TO BE SHARED" from "The Boston Herald" dated July 25, 1936; "COURTHOUSE GRANT APPROVED, ANNOUNCEMENT BY MCCORMACK, Construction will be P.W.A. Project, Says Congressman" continued on page fourteen as "Courthouse-"; "SUFFOLK COURT CONSTRUCTION TO START SOON, City Council Approves and Mayor Will Sign Last Requirement Today, LOGUE, ROURKE AND WARREN ON BOARD" continued on page four as "NEW COURT JOB TO START SOON"; "BIG HUB JOB UP TO ROOSEVELT, Has New Courthouse Project Before Him--Plans All Ready--Will Be 17 Stories High" continued on page nineteen as "Roosevelt to Rule on New Hub Courthouse"; "MONEY ASSURED FOR COURTHOUSE, P.W.A. Allots $2,151,000 for Suffolk Annex, State and Boston Will Share Rest of $5,000,000 Cost, Victory Ends Long Battle -Officials Much Pleased" continued on page fifteen as "Courthouse-" from "The Boston Globe" dated July 29, 1936, three copies. clippings from during construction: "Sculptors are now at work in Pemberton Square"; "FOR NEW CITY HALL"; "HUB'S NEW SKYLINE FROM THE AIR"; "BEACON HILL SKYLINE BOWS TO PROGRESS" from "The Boston Traveler"; "New Suffolk County Court House Building"; "Justice Rugg Lays Cornerstone Of $4,000,000 Courthouse Addition" from "The Boston Herald" dated September 30, 1937; "Pinch of Economy Severely Felt In Furnishing $5,000,000 Courthouse" from "The Boston Traveler"; "Sculptors, High on Staging, Cut Bas-Relief For New Courthouse" from "The Boston Evening Globe" dated September 9, 1938; "$500,000 REFUSED FOR COURTHOUSE, Tobin Says the Commission Should Stay Within Original Appropriation" and on same clipping "25-STORY FIRE AT COURTHOUSE, 'Sabotage' Probe After 2d Strange Blaze Sweeps Annex"; "25-STORY BLAZE PERILS CITY" reprint stamped by H. H. Robertson Co. from "The Boston Herald" dated January 12, 1938. clippings from after construction: "Start Using New Courthouse"; "BOSTON'S FAMOUS SKYLINE" from "The Boston Herald" dated Friday, August 16, 19[??]; "Sign of Zodiac, Ventilating System Complained of in New Courthouse" from "The Boston Herald"; "SPRING CAN BE FAR BEHIND"; "Some Architectural Winners"; "UNSUNG GENIUS"; "OUR ARCHITECTS" two copies; "CLOSE SHOT"; "A MOTORIST'S VIEW AS HE APPROACHES BOSTON"; "BOSTON SKY LINE FROM CAMBRIDGE"; "Suffolk County Courthouse Renovation"; "MIRRORED IN SLUSH" from "The Boston Herald"; "Justice written into the sky line of Boston" advertisement for The First National Bank of Boston, three copies; "Boston Court House Protected by REPUBLIC TONCAN IRON PIPE"; "DAHLSTROM FIRST FLOOR ELEVATOR ENTRANCES IN THE SUFFOLK COUNTY COURT HOUSE"; "DAHLSTROM TYPICAL ELEVATOR ENTRANCES IN THE SUFFOLK COUNTY COURT HOUSE". clipping of images containing the courthouse, nineteen total. 74 items.


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Desmond & Lord
1912 - 1961

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