New York: Atlantic Terra Cotta Co., 1930. First edition. Decorated Stock Wraps. Quarto, pp 20, illustrated with full page b/w photographs of terra cotta architectural detailing. Very Good condition. Item #19920
Atlantic Terra Cotta was a monthly publication for architects. This issue is devoted to several buildings that used terra cotta. The first is the S & W Cafeteria in Asheville, NC, an absolutely beautiful building that still exists today! Exterior and interior photographs feature many lovely details of color and pattern. The second building featured is the United Casket Company in Cincinnati, OH, which had an elaborate entryway featuring a combination of stone and terra cotta.The third building featured is the Fuller Building in New York City. Black terra cotta was used to accent features of the exterior of the building. A beautiful snapshot of terra cotta usage in 1930.