Artist: Alexander Jackson Davis (American, New York 1803–1892 West Orange, New Jersey)
Date: ca. 1831
Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 26 1/2in. (24.8 x 67.3cm)
Classifications: Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1924
Accession Number: 24.66.1291
With this inventive design, Davis presented a new concept for rowhouses, siting two long rows crosswise through the block, facing each other over an open central court. The roofs were topped with walkways intended for pleasurable strolls.