Rodin Studios

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

200 West 57th Street

ARCHITECT: Cass Gilbert

DATE: 1916-17

STYLE: French Renaissance

French Renaissance Manhattan Upper West Side

The Rodin studios building, built in 1916-17, was designed by Cass Gilbert specifically for artists. Named for the most innovative living artist of the time, it represents a refinement on the earlier essays in what was a relatively new building type.

The two principal elevations of this fourteen-story, reinforced concrete frame building, are sheathed in rough brick, polychromatic buff to gray, laid in American bond. The elaborate and extensive terra-cotta and iron trim is molded and cast in the late Gothic-early Classical motifs which characterize the French Renaissance style, the style of the neighboring Arts Students League as well as a style Gilbert thought appropriate for artists.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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