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South Street Seaport Museum, 142-144 Beekman Street-211 Front Street, New York, New York County, NY



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HB899538
Detail View Of Wall And Window Elements


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Location
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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NY-5674
Significance: Designed by George B. Post for Ellen S. Auchmuty, a Schermerhorn descendant, in 1885, the brick and terra cotta store is one of the handsomest buildings in the Seaport area. Terra cotta fish and shell ornamentation relate to the fish market businesses that have dominated the neighborhood since the building was constructed.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. DETAIL VIEW OF WALL AND WINDOW ELEMENTS


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