Racquet and Tennis Club Building

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

370 Park Avenue

ARCHITECT: McKim, Mead & White; William S. Richardson

DATE: 1916-19

STYLE: Neo-Italian Renaissance

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The Racquet and Tennis Club Building, a superb example of the work of the architectural firm of Mckim, Mead & White, was built in 1916-18 as the third home of the Racquet and Tennis Club. Dominating  the blockfront of Park Avenue between 52nd and 53rd Streets, the building is a notable essay in neo-Italian Renaissance architecture, embodying the principles of Beaux-Arts design to create a structure which is appropriate to the site and to the needs of the Racquet and Tennis Club.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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