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: 19 Level Street
City: New Haven
Zip Code: 06515
Nation: United States
Google Maps Address: 41.34461, -72.96307
Floors (Above Ground): 2
Client: Oriental Housing Development Corporation
Architect: Paul Rudolph
Landscape: Technical Planning Associates
Structural: Paul Gugliotta
MEP: Hubbard, Lawless & Osborne
Contractor: Modular Structure, Inc.
Oriental Masonic Gardens
It was a federally aided project designed to solve housing shortage in New Haven, 1970.
It offered 2-5 bedroom apartments with price ranging from $112-$141.
It consisted of 148 prefab units on 12.5 acres.
It had a total of 333 modules, costing $2,363,000.
Demolished in 1981
Replaced by new housing known as ‘Westfield Manor’
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
“Factory Built Homes Beat Higher Prices.” Las Vegas Sun, October 26, 1969. p. 44
Rudolph, P. and Moholy-Nagy, S. (1970). The Architecture of Paul Rudolph. New York: Praeger, pp. 218-219.