Stanford WhiteStanford White (September 11, 1853 - June 25, 1906) was an American architect who was a partner in architectural firm of McKim, Mead, and White. He designed a various public, institutional, and religious buildings. He helped to build the second Madison Square Garden (1890), Madison Square Presbyterian Church, the New York Herald Building (1894), Washington Arch (1889), and the Century Club, all in New York City. He also helped in the development of the Wardenclyffe Tower (which was his last design).
He designed and decorated spectacular Fifth Avenue mansions for the Astors, the Vanderbilts (in 1905), and other high society families. His Washington Square Arch still stands. He was noted for his womanizing and installed a red velvet swing in his apartment at old Madison Square Garden where he entertained young chorines.
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