Gannet Building frieze - Rochester, NY
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N 43° 09.255 W 077° 36.723
18T E 287624 N 4781256
Quick Description: Bas-relief panel with classical figures, designed by sculptor Edmond Amateis
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 12/20/2011 7:52:02 AM
Waymark Code: WMDBJN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member GT.US
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Long Description:
This Classical Revival style building was designed by Howell & Thomas constructed in 1927. The building was fashioned after the Pittsburgh Press building. (visit link)

The bas relief sculpture over the entrance of the Gannett building was created by noted Italian sculptor Edmond Amateis. The central figure in the frieze is Truth, guarding the eternal flame of enlightenment. The figures on the left are Fine Arts and Industry. On the right are Law and Agriculture. (visit link)
Artist: Edmond Amateis

Address:
55 Exchange Streeet
Rochester, NY 14614


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