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Kingston City Hall, 408 Broadway, Kingston, Ulster County, NY



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Item Title


Location
408 Broadway, Kingston, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NY-5570
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-258).
Building/structure dates: 1873 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1927 subsequent work
Significance: A large monumental structure, built in the 19th century to emulate the Italian governmental palaces, was rebuilt after a fire in 1927. In addition to its original features, it combines 19th and early 20th century eclectic styles in a rich variety of architectural details. The Kingston City Hall was built during the railroad and canal era in the 19th century n connection with the city's important economic activities and growth.

Related Names
Crooks, Arthur


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Jack Boucher Photographer August 1973 GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST
2. Jack Boucher Photographer August 1973 GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST
3. Jack Boucher Photographer August 1973 SOUTH (FRONT) ELEVATION
4. Jack Boucher Photographer August 1973 WEST ELEVATION
5. Jack Boucher Photographer August 1973 TOWER
6. Jack Boucher Photographer August 1973 FRONT ENTRANCE DETAIL
7. Jack Boucher Photographer August 1973 ENTRANCE AND LANTERN DETAILS
8. Jack Boucher Photographer August 1973 ENTRANCE HALL, FIRST FLOOR
9. Jack Boucher Photographer August 1973 COUNCIL ROOM ENTRANCE, SECOND FLOOR
10. Jack Boucher Photographer August 1973 BALUSTRADE AND NEWEL WORK, FIRST FLOOR
11. Jack Boucher Photographer August 1973 DETAIL OF BAS-RELIEFS IN COVE CEILING
12. Jack Boucher Photographer August 1973 COFFERED CEILING
13. Jack Boucher Photographer August 1973 DETAIL OF BALUSTRADE AND HANGING LIGHT, SECOND FLOOR
14. Jack Boucher Photographer August 1973 DOOR KNOB WITH CITY SEAL
15. Photocopy of City Hall with its original exterior features, from Picturesque Ulster, published 1896


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