Category Archives: Mundane Mondays

Mundane Mondays: Riverdale Branch Library, Bronx, NYC

Today’s submission comes from longtime reader David Lurie, who has submitted some great examples of Mid-Century Mundanity. This one was completely unknown to me and is a wonderful glass and brick structure with a prominent A-frame facade. Robert L. Bien … Continue reading

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Mundane Mondays: 304 Mulberry Street, NoHo, NYC

  Mundane Mondays is back! Today’s entry comes from reader Kerri C. who laments the loss of 304 Mulberry Street, the former St. Barnabas Home. Built by the New York Protestant Episcopal City Mission Society in 1947, the building was … Continue reading

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Mundane Mondays: NYS Insurance Fund Building, Tribeca, NYC

In a return to reader-submitted entries for Mundane Mondays, we have the New York State Insurance Fund Building from 1955. And with its red and green entrance scheme, it is fitting that we choose this entry as our last for … Continue reading

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Mundane Mondays: New Haven Medical & Dental Center, New Haven, CT

Today’s Mundane Mondays entry comes from reader Gregg B., who recently submitted some additional information on the architects of the Knights of Columbus Printing Plant in New Haven. Just a block or two from that building is the New Haven Medical … Continue reading

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Mundane Mondays: Holy Cross R. C. Church, Bronx, NYC

  Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church is actually part of a larger complex including a school, gymnasium and convent dating from 1955. The current church’s cornerstone was laid in 1966 and the building was opened in 1968. A school annex … Continue reading

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Mundane Mondays: Episcopal Bishop’s Office, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Today’s entry is submitted by Julian Preisler, who has a vast collection of photographs documenting synagogues across the country including many mid-century examples. His current project is documenting Holocaust memorials in North America. It’s not clear when this building dates … Continue reading

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Mundane Mondays: Williams Library, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

Welcome back to Mundane Mondays! Today’s entry was submitted by Gabriella A. This is the Samuel C. Williams Library at Stevens Institute of Technology, a private university in Hoboken. The library was built in 1969 and named in honor of … Continue reading

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