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Govenors Island, Quarters No. 8, New York Harbor, Nolan Park, New York, New York County, NY



See 54 maps of this location


B&W Photos

HB920045
View Of Front Facades Of Buildings #6, #7 And #8, Looking Southwest

HB920046
Photocopy Of Drawings Of Building #8, U.s

HB920047
Photocopy Of Drawings Of Building #8, U.s

HB920048
Photocopy Of Drawings Of Building #8, U.s


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Location
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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NY-5715-14
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-365).
Significance: Quarters 8 is one of thirteen similarly styled officers' quarters which encircle a 19th century landscaped park. In 1878, the Army built this house and seven others like it. That year, Fort Columbus became the headquarters of the Department of the East.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF FRONT FACADES OF BUILDINGS #6, #7 AND #8, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
2. PHOTOCOPY OF DRAWINGS OF BUILDING #8, U.S. COAST GUARD SUPPORT CENTER, FACILITIES ENGINEERING DIVISION, NEW YORK, PROPOSED ALTERATIONS TO BASEMENT, FIRST AND SECOND FLOOR, DRAWN BY H. ROESCH, 1936-37
3. PHOTOCOPY OF DRAWINGS OF BUILDING #8, U.S. COAST GUARD SUPPORT CENTER, FACILITIES ENGINEERING DIVISION, NEW YORK, PLAN OF SOUTH SIDE, DRAWN BY S. HIRST, OCTOBER 26, 1937
4. PHOTOCOPY OF DRAWINGS OF BUILDING #8, U.S. COAST GUARD SUPPORT CENTER, FACILITIES ENGINEERING DIVISION, NEW YORK, PROPOSED ALTERATIONS TO EAST SIDE AND BASEMENT AND FIRST FLOOR PLANS, UNKNOWN DELINEATOR, 1936


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