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Three generations of Frost architecture in the New York area : photo album, 1985

Frost, Frederick G., 1907-1991



Collection Information

Size: 0.3 Linear feet, (1 v.)

Summary: An album compiled by Frederick G. Frost, Jr. regarding the architectural firms Frederick G. Frost, Architects, Frederick G. Frost, Jr. and Associates, and Frost Associates. Included are 117 photographs, arranged chronologically, of structures designed by the firms, as well as by Frost, Sr. while with the firm Trowbridge and Livingston. Included are Frost's handwritten preface and descriptive notes, as well as a reprint of a clipping on the firm, ca. 1963, and a printed 50th anniversary brochure.

Biographical/Historical Note

Architect; New York, N.Y. Frost, Jr. joined his father's firm, Frederick G. Frost, Architects (founded 1917) in 1933. Upon his father's retirement in 1955 he renamed the firm Frederick G. Frost Jr. and Associates. His son, A. Corwin Frost, joined in 1960, and in 1968 the firm became Frost Associates. It ceased in 1980 upon the retirement of Frederick G. Frost, Jr.


Donated 1985 by Frederick G. Frost, Jr, who took the photographs during a tour of Frost architecture in April 1985.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Three generations of Frost architecture in the New York area : photo album, 1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.