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2 edition of Eberhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District found in the catalog.

Eberhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District

New York (N.Y.). Landmarks Preservation Commission.

Eberhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District

designation report

by New York (N.Y.). Landmarks Preservation Commission.

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Published by New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission in [New York, NY] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic buildings -- New York (State) -- New York.,
  • Commercial buildings -- New York (State) -- New York.,
  • Architecture -- New York (State) -- New York.,
  • Eberhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District (New York, N.Y.),
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNew York City Landmarks Preservation Commission ; [essay researched and written by Donald G. Presa, with additional research by Matt Postal ; building profiles by Donald G. Presa].
    ContributionsPresa, Donald G., Postal, Matthew A., Betts, Mary Beth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF128.8.E24 N49 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22687974M
    LC Control Number2008412058

      "Deeply researched, vibrant, and passionately honest Historians of early Louisiana will be debating Faber's book for years to come."David E. Narrett, Journal of Southern History "Winner of the Kemper and Leila Williams Prize in Louisiana History, Historic New Orleans Collection and the Louisiana Historical Association"Cited by: 2. Make Offer - Mongol Eberhard Faber Light Blue Wood Pencil Lot 12 Pencils Dozen 1/4 Gross Eberhard Faber Col-erase Copy-Not Non-Photo Blue Wood Pencil Lot 12 Pencils $

    Media in category "Eberhard Faber Pencil Factory" The following 3 files are in this category, out of 3 total. Eberhard Faber founded the pencil company that bears his name in , moving to Brooklyn in the s. One section of the “Addition” was part of Faber’s original factory. The central section dates to , when architect Theobald Engelhardt designed a .

    Eberhard Faber PENCILS First School 1 Dozen 1/2 Gross Box of Pencils Unsharpened NOS Vintage Green Pencil Wooden Lead Original Wrapper CollectionSelection 5 out of 5 stars () $ Favorite. You may have read rumors the Eberhard Faber Microtomic 3B or 4B has the same core as the Eberhard Faber Blackwing I’ve often wondered about this and finally managed to procure Microtomics in the 4B, 3B and, for good measure, 2B grades in order to .


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Eberhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District by New York (N.Y.). Landmarks Preservation Commission. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Inhe opened the first lead pencil factory along the East River, between 41st and 43rd streets, Midtown Manhattan. The factory was established under the name of Eberhard Faber.

Ina fire destroyed the factory in Manhattan, and the new Eberhard Faber Pencil Factory was built on a site on Kent and West streets in Greenpoint, : December 6,Stein Bavaria, Germany.

Eberhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District The Faber Family and Pencil Making1 Since the eighteenth century, the name Faber has been closely associated with the production of pencils and writing paraphernalia. The Faber family was known to have been engaged in making lead pencils in the village of Stein, Germany, near the city ofFile Size: 1MB.

A hand-made tea light holder, gift tags or other home deco pieces - all this can be made with the air-drying modelling clay EFA Plast. The oil and soft pastel chalks in different packages sizes are completing the creative assortment.

Soft pastel chalks are characterized by a very light colour and can also be used for pre-drawing. Over the next 40 years, Faber built what is now known as the Eberhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District.

While credited with many pencil innovations such as the adoption of. Eberhard Faber GmbH was founded in in Neumarkt, near Nuremberg, Germany, as a pencil was taken over in by Staedtler, a stationery company with global presence.

Eberhard Faber's popular US writing pencil operations were founded in Midtown Manhattan, New York City inby the East River at the foot of 42nd Street, on the present site of the.

Together with structures on West and Kent Streets, the building is part of the proposed two-block Eberhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District. The two-and-a-half-story, Federal-style houses in Manhattan all date from the s. Eberhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States of America If you want to know more about my walks and photos, check out my blog.

Summary The Eberhard Faber Pencil Factory Historic District, located in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint neighborhood, consists of eight buildings and one freestanding wall Views: 10K.

The Eberhard Faber Pencil Company complex in Brooklyn. which designated the two-block complex a historic district in •. The Eberhard Faber Pencil Company owned nine buildings in Greenpoint between West Street and Franklin Avenue, comprising what is now the Eberhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District.

Some of the buildings were existing structures purchased by Eberhard Faber while others were built to expand the companies manufacturing capacity.

Eberhard Faber, also called John Eberhard Faber, (born Dec. 6,Stein, Bavaria [Germany]—died March 2,New York, N.Y., U.S.), German businessman who, with his brother Lothar, expanded his family’s pencil company into a global art supplies enterprise.

Faber moved to the United States in and built a manufacturing plant inthe first large. Eberhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District Designation Report at City of New York.

(PDF format.) Though officially about a municipal zoning matter, the report has an excellent history of the Eberhard Faber company, and is illustrated with maps and many photos of the historic Eberhard Faber buildings.

The United States had homegrown pencil-makers in John Thoreau (the father of Henry David), who developed the graphite-grading system, and Joseph Dixon, but Eberhard Faber, who opened a.

The Eberhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District in Greenpoint is a collection of nine structures from the Eberhard Faber Pencil Company, according to Curbed.

Eberhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District, Greenpoint, Brooklyn Though by numbers, the Ebardhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District in Greenpoint, Brooklyn should be.

Hi Andy – Thanks for this photo and information. I have a wonderful, lengthy article from in the Philadelphia Inquirer about my cousin Tim Faber and the Eberhard Faber Pencil Company – its origins, why their pencils are yellow, etc.

A really interesting and fun read. I can mail you a hard copy if you like, just need your name and address. Historical Note. The Eberhard Faber Pencil Company began as a U.S.

subsidiary branch of A.W. Faber Company in Eberhard Faber's great grandfather, Casper Faber, began to manufacture and market pencils in the village of Stein, located near Nuremberg, Bavaria (now Germany), in Eberhard Faber Pencil Company.

Home Page Gallery Index. Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Mongol. Here is a selection of pencils (page 2) made by Eberhard Faber. Eberhard Faber USA was bought by the Sanford Corp. in the late s, and most E-F brands are no longer available.

Please do not use images without permission. Eberhard Faber Inc. Mongol Pencils No. 2 HB Sold in Units of 6 Pencils Limit 1 unit Per Customer General Pencil Company Cedar Pointe No. 2 Pencil (ANG)], pack out of 5 stars $ GENERAL PENCIL Cedar Point Pencil No.1/Xtr Soft 12/Box ().

The Engelhardt Addition to the Eberhard Faber Pencil Factory was constructed in stages from ca and today is part of the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s Eberhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District.

The structure consists of the unified free-standing façades of three buildings constructed as the company expanded. At the Blackwing was expensive when compared to Sanford’s Black Warrior at, Berol’s popular # draughting pencil at, or Eberhard Faber’s Mongol Pencil with a choice of 5 levels of hardness for The volume of sales of the Blackwing was always relatively small.

Inthey changed their name from the Franklin Mfg. Co to the Franklin Crayon Company and remained in operation until Eberhard Faber.

The Eberhard Faber Pencil Company, originally the A. W. Faber Company, was founded by John Eberhard Faber (–) in The company is primarily credited with bringing German lead pencil-making.Eberhard Faber Pencil Company. Home Page Gallery Index. Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Mongol. Here is a selection of pencils (page 1) made by Eberhard Faber.

Eberhard Faber USA was bought by the Sanford Corp. in the late s, and most E-F brands are no longer available. Please do not use images without permission.An ad for Eberhard Faber pencils from the journal Architect and Engineer.

Internet Book Archive. Employees at the Eberhard Faber pencil company in Greenpoint, circacourtesy Brooklyn Historical Society. Courtesy Brooklyn Historical Society. Your standard view of Newtown Creek in the early 20th century. Courtesy New York Public Library.