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.
Unless otherwise noted, all images and drawings are copyright © The Estate of Paul Rudolph and The Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation. Please speak with a representative of the Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation to get permission to use any drawings or photos. Drawings, sketches and other materials produced by Rudolph’s architectural office at the Library of Congress are maintained there for preservation, but the intellectual property rights belong to the Paul Rudolph Estate and Ernst Wagner, founder of the Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation.
Address: 303 East Drive
City: East Fishkill
State: New York
Zip Code: 12533
Nation: United States
Google Maps Address: 41.53836, -73.82324
Site Area: 4,309,826 s.f.
Floor Area: 500,000 s.f.
Floors (Above Ground):
Client: IBM Corporation
Architect: Paul Rudolph
MEP: Walter Kidde Constructors, Inc.
Research, Office and Manufacturing Facilities for the IBM Corporation
Project was designed as a home of the firm’s Component Parts Division.
Site was originally known as the Lepetka Farm.
Construction began April 3, 1963 as was expected to be complete mid-1965 with partial occupancy scheduled in Fall of 1964.
Sunshades originally proposed for the project were removed to save cost, resulting in the vertical stubs that appear above the top row of windows.
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
“Work Will Begin in Fall on IBM E. Fishkill Site” Kingston Daily Freeman, May 26, 1962
“IBM to Build Modern Plant” Kingston Daily Freeman, May 31, 1963
Moholy-Nagy, Sibyl, and Schwab Gerhard. The Architecture of Paul Rudolph, New York, (1970)
Rudolph, Paul. Paul Rudolph: Dessins D’Architecture, Fribourg: Office du Livre (1974)
“Chronological List of Works by Paul Rudolph, 1946-1974.” Architecture & Urbanism, p. 150. (1975)
“Research Office and Manufacturing Facilities” Architecture and Urbanism, July, p. 162-165. (1977)
Futagawa, Yukio. Paul Rudolph: Architectural Drawings, New York, (1981)
Forsell, Mary. “East Fishkill's Old IBM Campus Will Soon Become a Hudson Valley Hot Spot.” Hudson Valley Magazine, January 18, 2018