New York. The Gorham Manufacturing Company Building, 386 Fifth Avenue at 36th Street,1904.
Gorham Company moved uptown from their 1877 building at 19th and Broadway, They hired Stanford White of McKim, Mead and White to build their new Offices and showroom, opening in September 1905. Rivals Tiffany and Company, opened their own Stanford White designed building
up the block at 401, with in days of Gorham’s.
The Troll is a mixed media colossal statue, located on N. 36th Street at Troll Avenue N., under the north end of the George Washington Memorial Bridge. It is clutching an actual Volkswagen Beetle, as if it had just swiped it from the roadway above. The Troll was sculpted by four local artists: Steve Badanes, Will Martin, Donna Walter, and Ross Whitehea. [x]