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Home > New York > Rochester > Workhouse, 1360 South Avenue, Rochester, Monroe County, NY



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B&W Photos
Historic American Buildings Survey, Hans Padelt, Photographer Winter 1968 (2 1/4
HB870080
Historic American Buildings Survey, Hans Padelt, Photographer Winter 1968 (2 1/4' X 2 3/4' Negative) General View From East.
Historic American Buildings Survey, Hans Padelt, Photographer Winter 1968 (2 1/4
HB870081
Historic American Buildings Survey, Hans Padelt, Photographer Winter 1968 (2 1/4' X 2 3/4' Negative) General View From Northwest.
Historic American Buildings Survey, Hans Padelt, Photographer Winter 1968 (2 1/4
HB870082
Historic American Buildings Survey, Hans Padelt, Photographer Winter 1968 (2 1/4' X 2 3/4' Negative) Detailed View Of West Facade From Southwest.


Data Pages


Item Title


Location
1360 South Avenue, Rochester, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NY-5643
Building/structure dates: 1854 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1873 subsequent work
Significance: Completed in 1854, the Workhouse, with its 92 cells, cooperage, barrel store, and shoe shops, sought to prepare its inmates for a productive re-entry into society. At the time of its demolition in 1971, it was the oldest prison building in the area.

Subjects
Prisons


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey, Hans Padelt, Photographer Winter 1968 (2 1/4' x 2 3/4' negative) GENERAL VIEW FROM EAST.
2. Historic American Buildings Survey, Hans Padelt, Photographer Winter 1968 (2 1/4' x 2 3/4' negative) GENERAL VIEW FROM NORTHWEST.
3. Historic American Buildings Survey, Hans Padelt, Photographer Winter 1968 (2 1/4' x 2 3/4' negative) DETAILED VIEW OF WEST FACADE FROM SOUTHWEST.


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