Wheatsworth Bakery Building

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

444 East 10th Street

ARCHITECT: J. Edwin Hopkins

DATE: 1927-29

STYLE: Art Deco/Viennese Secessionist

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Among its important qualities, the Wheatsworth Bakery Building was constructed in 1927-28 to the designs of J. Edwin Hopkins, a specialist in the design of industrial bakeries. The building is a rare example of an Art Deco/Viennese Secessionist style factory building in New York City. The building’s linear ornamentation of the terracotta friezes with restrained, geometric designs is characteristic of this style of architecture. Its brick façade and large multi-pane steel windows are typical features of factory buildings of the era, but that its decorative terra cotta distinguishes this building from typical factory buildings of the 1920s.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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