Mansfield Theater (now the Brooks Atkinson Theater)

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

256-262 West 47th Street

ARCHITECT: Herbert J. Krapp

DATE: 1925-26

STYLE: Modern Spanish

Manhattan Midtown West Modern Spanish

This theater was designed for the Chanins by Herbert J. Krapp, the most prolific architect of the Broadway theater district. Its facade is an excellent example of the romantic, eclectic “Modern Spanish” style which Herbert Krapp used on his subsequent theaters for the Chanins. Among its outstanding characteristics are its three large Palladian windows with spiral columns, flanking towers, and Spanish-tile roof.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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