McKim, Mead & White Architecture Photos

Charles Follen McKim (1847-1909), William Rutherford Mead (1846-1928) & Stanford White (1853-1906) began their firm in 1874 with White joining in 1879 which at the time was the largest architectural practice in the world with almost 1,000 building commissions. The started their enterprise by designing houses and went on to create some of the most important public buildings in America.

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Sculpture on Arlington Memorial Bridge. Washington, DC.Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Washington, DC.Washington Club. Washington, DC.Fayette National Bank Building. Lexington, KY.
Sculpture on Arlington Memorial Bridge (1926-32) by Leo Friedlander, James Earle Fraser & C. Paul Jennewein. Washington, DC. Architect: McKim, Mead & White. On National Register.Smithsonian National Museum of American History building (1964) on the National Mall. Washington, DC. Architect: Walker Cain of McKim, Mead & White.Washington Club (1903) (15 Dupont Circle NW). Washington, DC. Style: Classical revival. Architect: Stanford White. On National Register.Fayette National Bank Building (1914) (167 W. Main St.). Lexington, KY. Style: Beaux arts. Architect: McKim, Mead & White. On National Register.
President William McKinley Memorial on site of his birthplace. Niles, OH.Rhode Island State House. Providence, RI.Rosecliff mansion of marble. Newport, RI.Rosecliff mansion sculpted stone fountain of cherub holding fish over cranes. Newport, RI.
President William McKinley Memorial on site of his birthplace (1915) (40 N. Main St.). Niles, OH. Architect: McKim, Mead & White + J. Massey Rhind. On National Register.Rhode Island State House (1904). Providence, RI. Architect: McKim, Mead & White. Rosecliff mansion (1902) of marble. Newport, RI. Architect: McKim, Mead & White. On National Register.Rosecliff mansion sculpted stone fountain of cherub holding fish over cranes. Newport, RI.
Rosecliff mansion architectural details of neoclassical window surround. Newport, RI.Rosecliff mansion iron phoenix holds lamp over entrance. Newport, RI.Open Gates mansion built for George Sealy, president of Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railroad. Galveston, TX.Vanderbilt Mansion. Hyde Park, NY.
Rosecliff mansion architectural details of neoclassical window surround. Newport, RI.Rosecliff mansion iron phoenix holds lamp over entrance. Newport, RI.Open Gates mansion (1889-91) (2424 Broadway) built for George Sealy, president of Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railroad. Galveston, TX. Style: Renaissance revival. Architect: Stanford White.Vanderbilt Mansion (1898). Hyde Park, NY. Style: Beaux-Arts. Architect: Charles Follin McKim of McKim, Mead & White.
Decorative exterior detail of Vanderbilt Mansion. Hyde Park, NY.Carved goat heads in grapes relief detail of Vanderbilt Mansion. Hyde Park, NY.Entrance hall fireplace in Vanderbilt Mansion. Hyde Park, NY.Ceiling plasterwork detail in Vanderbilt Mansion. Hyde Park, NY.
Decorative exterior detail of Vanderbilt Mansion. Hyde Park, NY.Carved goat heads in grapes relief detail of Vanderbilt Mansion. Hyde Park, NY.Entrance hall fireplace in Vanderbilt Mansion. Hyde Park, NY.Ceiling plasterwork detail in Vanderbilt Mansion. Hyde Park, NY.
Ceiling mural detail in Gold Room of Vanderbilt Mansion. Hyde Park, NY.Students' Building on Vassar campus. Poughkeepsie, NY.

Ceiling mural detail in Gold Room of Vanderbilt Mansion. Hyde Park, NY.Students' Building (1912) on Vassar campus. Poughkeepsie, NY. Architect: McKim, Mead & White.


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