Welcome to the Archives of the Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation. The purpose of this online database is to function as a tool for scholars, students, architects, preservationists, journalists and other interested parties. The archive consists of photographs, slides, articles and publications from Rudolph’s lifetime; physical drawings and models; personal photos and memorabilia; and contemporary photographs and articles.

Image rights are the responsibility of the user. Unless otherwise noted, images should be credited to the Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation. Please speak with a representative of the Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation before publishing photographs. Drawings and sketches by Paul Rudolph as well as models and other material from his office are in the public domain, however the digital scan or photograph of the item still belongs to its creator.

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LOCATION
Address: 33 County Road 60
City: Waverly
State: New York
Zip Code: 14892
Nation: United States
Google Maps Address: 42.01246, -76.56305

STATUS
Type: Commercial
Status: Project

TECHNICAL DATA
Date(s): 1960
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PROFESSIONAL TEAM
Client: Edwin & William O’Brien
Architect: Paul Rudolph
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Structural: Henry Pfisterer
MEP: vanZelm, Haywood & Shadford
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SUPPLIERS
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O'Brien's Motor Lodge

In a sense this is an earlier study of the formal architectural possibilities of the large scale, three-dimensional, pre-fabricated unit (Twentieth Century Brick), but constructed by traditional methods of brick and concrete.
— Paul Rudolph, The Architecture of Paul Rudolph, New York, (1970)

DRAWINGS - Design Drawings / Renderings

DRAWINGS - Construction Drawings

DRAWINGS - Shop Drawings

PHOTOS - Project Model

PHOTOS - During Construction

PHOTOS - Completed Project

PHOTOS - Current Conditions

LINKS FOR MORE INFORMATION

RELATED DOWNLOADS

PROJECT BIBLIOGRAPHY
“Four current projects by Rudolph.” Architectural Record, March, p. 147-151. (1961)

Pedio, Renato. “Selearchitettura: Segnalazioni Lettere il Mondo in Architettura: Paul Rudolph.” Architettura, July, p.187-189, (1961)

Veronesi, Giulia. “Paul Rudolph.” Zodiac, p.154-155. (1961)

“Projects de Paul Rudolph.” L’Architecture D’Aujourd’hui, February, p.84-93. (1962)

O'Brien, George. “Concrete Abstract.” New York Times Magazine, April 28, p.96-97, (1963)

Boyarsky, Alvin. “Paul Rudolph Retrospective Exhibition.” Royal Institute of British Architects Journal, December, p.524-525, (1964)

Rudolph, Paul Marvin. “Paul Rudolph / A Note to the Architects of Japan.” Kokusai Kentiku, April, Volume 32, p.17-70, (1965)

Moholy-Nagy, Sibyl, and Schwab Gerhard. The Architecture of Paul Rudolph, New York, (1970)

“Chronological List of Works by Paul Rudolph, 1946-1974.” Architectural Record, p. 150. (1975)

“100 By Paul Rudolph / 1946-74.” Architecture and Urbanism, July, p.1-327, (1977)

Futagawa, Yukio. Paul Rudolph: Dessins d'Architecture: Architekturzeichnunge: Architectural Drawings, New York, (1981)