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Ralph Bunche House, 115-125 Grosvenor Road, Kew Gardens, Queens County, NY



B&W Photos

HB904514
General View Of Main Elevation As Seen From Sidewalk

HB904515
Main Elevation, View From Walkway

HB904516
Main Elevation, Detail Of Doorway

HB904517
Main Elevation, Detail Of Projecting Gable

HB904518
Side Elevation, View Of Sun Porch

HB904519
Side Elevation, View From Garden

HB904520
View Of Garden From Side Of House

HB904521
View Of Sunporch And Doorway From Main Block To Terrace

HB904522
Main Elevation Of Garage

HB904523
View From Garage To Front Of House

HB904524
Stair Landing, View Of Stained Glass Window

HB904525
Living Room

HB904526
Dining Room

HB904527
Study, View Toward Window

HB904528
Study, View Toward Door


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Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
115-125 Grosvenor Road, Kew Gardens, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NY-5691
National Register Number: 76001266
Significance: The home of Ralph Bunche, highest ranking black in the United Nations Secretariat. He was responsible for negotiating the Isreali-Arab truce of 1949 and settling the Suez Canal Crisis in 1956. Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF MAIN ELEVATION AS SEEN FROM SIDEWALK
2. MAIN ELEVATION, VIEW FROM WALKWAY
3. MAIN ELEVATION, DETAIL OF DOORWAY
4. MAIN ELEVATION, DETAIL OF PROJECTING GABLE
5. SIDE ELEVATION, VIEW OF SUN PORCH
6. SIDE ELEVATION, VIEW FROM GARDEN
7. VIEW OF GARDEN FROM SIDE OF HOUSE
8. VIEW OF SUNPORCH AND DOORWAY FROM MAIN BLOCK TO TERRACE
9. MAIN ELEVATION OF GARAGE
10. VIEW FROM GARAGE TO FRONT OF HOUSE
11. STAIR LANDING, VIEW OF STAINED GLASS WINDOW
12. LIVING ROOM
13. DINING ROOM
14. STUDY, VIEW TOWARD WINDOW
15. STUDY, VIEW TOWARD DOOR


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