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Asylum Street View, 36 Floors
before 1984
Artist:Drawn by Richard Welling , American, 1926 - 2009
Printmaker:Made by Unknown
Screen print; black ink on paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 24 x 18in. (61 x 45.7cm) Sheet (height x width): 24 x 18in. (61 x 45.7cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Richard Welling Family
Description: Print depicting the construction of City Place on Asylum Street in Hartford, Connecticut. Thirty-six floors of City Place are complete, and there are two cranes visible above the topmost story, and one at ground-level. The Goodwin Building on Asylum Street is in front of City Place, and there is one other building in the foreground and several others in the background. Automobiles are shown on the street, which contains a landscaped median strip. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk.
Date Note: City Place construction was completed in 1984.
Inscription: Recto, bottom left, handwritten in black ink: "ASYLUM STREET VIEW - 36 FLOORS"
Object Number: 2012.284.5105
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