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COMPETITIVE DESIGN FOR THE BECK MEMORIAL CHURCH, NEW YORK

DONN BARBER, ARCHITECT This façade, like the best work of the Vandremaire school, is harsh. It is lacking in poetry: and fails to exert a spiritual influence because of its bigness of scale and general coldness, and while a clear and courageous attempt has been made to give it grace and lightness, yet the result is only a characterization of power. It fails to awaken the emotion, because it is too matter of fact.

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COMPETITIVE DESIGN FOR THE BECK MEMORIAL CHURCH, NEW YORK

DONN BARBER, ARCHITECT

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COMPETITIVE DESIGN FOR THE BECK MEMORIAL CHURCH, NEW YORK

DONN BARBER, ARCHITECT The architect has shrewdly taken advantage of the slope of the ground to provide a monuniental carriage entrance to the rear building, and has thus utilized the entire lot to good advantage ; likewise, vehicular and foot-traffic have been nicely separated, and the lighting of the church is preserved irrespective of adjoining buildings.

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PROPOSED PLAN OF THE MUNICIPAL ART AND SCIENCE EXHIBIT. FOR THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE EXHIBITION

ALBERT KELSEY ARCHITECT

CHESTNUT ST. PHILA.PA.

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A brilliant focal point. The indifferent quality of the architecture is quite secondary to the masterly, composition, in which the grading, planting and water more than redeem any discordant details. The picture, as a whole, forms a point of interest entirely native to Marsailles, and when the trees grow up back of the peristile the effect will be complete.

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