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City Pier A, Battery Place at Hudson River, New York, New York County, NY



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Item Title


Location
Battery Place at Hudson River, New York, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-84
Building/structure dates: 1886 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1900 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1904 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1918 subsequent work
Significance: City Pier A is the oldest functioning pier in New York City. The pier and foundations represent a good example of the use of concrete in maritime projects in the late 19th century. The clock tower on Pier A is the first permanent memorial to servicemen who died during World War I.

Subjects
Piers (marine Landings)


Related Names
Greene, G. S.
Brown, C. O.
Reid, Daniel G.
Marine Fire Company One
Zane, Stephen, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. East Elevation.
2. Southeast corner of building showing 1900 and 1904 additions.
4. West end of building.
5. Entrance to office on second floor.
6. Interior of second floor office.
7. Metal working shop.
8. Wood working shop.
9. Clockwork Mechanism, west end clock tower.
10. Attic story; skylight at top of photo.


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