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Printed Matter

Roarks Roar, By Dominique Francon Roark, 1971 First Printing, Harvard Press, 392 pages This controversal book by Dominique Francon Roark was loaded with so many defamatory statements that Harvard Press, the publisher, was forced to pull the book and destroy all unsold copies. 847 books were removed from stores. 163 copies were sold, plus 15 […]

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Private Art Gallery

Enright Private Gallery Located off the main lobby is a long corridor with a narrow tall nondescript door that lead into the Private Gallery. After Enright resigned from the board of the MoMA in 1944, he converted a 3,000 sq. ft. storage space off the main lobby […]

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Apartment 39

Apartment 39 (Penthouse) Resident: Mr. and Mrs. Roger Enright The Roger Enright apartment was located on the 39th and 40th floors of Enright House. The apartment consisted of the west side (half of the 39th floor) 5,900 sq ft, the entire 40th floor 12,000 sq ft and the rooftop which […]

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Apartment 22

Apartment 22 Resident: Mrs. Elizabeth Howard Johnson Located on the 22nd and 23 floor (12,000 sq. ft.)   In 1914 Roger Enright meet lawyer Thomas Howard of Philadelphia. The two hit it off instantly. Thomas took the brilliant Enright under his wing and introduced him to some of the biggest movers […]

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Apartment 26

Apartment 26 Resident: Marquess & Marchioness of Londonderry One of the smallest units at Enright House, a half floor facing Central Park (5,900 sq ft) originally owned by Lord (Gavin) and Lady (Irene) Astor (1930-1965). In 1965, the Marquess & Marchioness of Londonderry purchased Apartment 29. They brought […]

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Bar Alfred

Bar Alfred Located at 7 E 64th Street, in Enright House. In 1943, Enright’s closest friend and the man who introduced Enright to art, Alfred Barr, was “fired” from his position as director of MoMA. This came as quite a shock to Enright since he was on the […]

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Lobby

   Lobby Entrance at 2 E 65th Street, between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue on the south side of the street. Enright House opened its doors on June 18, 1929. For four years the Lobby remained just as Howard Roark had envisioned it. In 1931, […]

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Enright House

    The Enright House is a residential skyscraper, located on 5th Avenue, between 64rd and 65th Street, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan (the main entrance is located at 2 E 65 Street). The structure was designed by the American architect Howard Roark. The […]

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