Tag Archives: Ballroom

Cosmos Club Ball Room

just a quick post to share some images from a project completed in 2010. I understand that the restoration of the ballroom is fully complete now.

Ceiling of the Cosmos Club Ballroom

Centerpiece of Ballroom ceiling


Elevation of Cosmos Club Ballroom

a closer look...

...and a little closer

In these elevation drawings won can see black lines overlaid atop the rectified images. These are dimensionally accurate vector lines in AutoCAD.

Additional content added

Today I updated content of the following pages:

Cosmos Club Ballroom Rectified Photography

Title Sheet for a set of 14 sheets documenting this beautiful ornate ballroom


Reflected Ceiling Plan

Principal Wall Surface (sample)

Foreshortened surfaces

contact sheet of rectified images

The Cosmos Club Ballroom

Ballroom at the Cosmo Club

Here is a new project that I shot last week: documentation of the existing conditions of the interior surfaces in the ballroom at the Cosmos Club in Washington DC (formerly the Townsend Mansion). This is going to be a great opportunity to show what the photo + measured line drawing approach to documentation can yield (with a limited budget).