International House, Riverside Drive at 123rd Street
International House, which has siblings in
Chicago, Tokyo, and Berkeley, was built with Rockefeller money to
promote international understanding by helping foreign students to
come study in the U.S. It was designed by Louis Jallade of Lindsay & Warren.
It has fine facilities (interior picture) and many recreational
programs. In front is Sakura Park with its bandstand and real Japanese cherry trees, which blossom every year. Under construction, 1922.