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Watervliet Arsenal, Building No. 2, Bricker Lane, South of Stewart Road, Watervliet, Albany County, NY



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B&W Photos

HB920838
Ne (front) And Nw Elevations; Looking Se

HB920839
Sw (rear) And Se Elevations; Looking Nw

HB920840
Dining Room, Showing Fireplace And Pressed Metal Ceiling; Looking Nw

HB920841
Library, Showing Fireplace And Pressed Metal Ceiling, And, Through The Doorway, The Living Room; Looking E

HB920842
Second Floor Bedroom (center Of Nw Side Of House), Showing Pressed Metal Ceiling; Looking N

HB920843
Photograph Of A Photograph In Possession Of The Watervliet Arsenal Museum, New York

HB920844
Photograph Of Line Drawing In Possession Of The Engineering Division Of The Directorate Of Engineering And Housing, Watervliet Arsenal, New York

HB920845
Photograph Of Line Drawing In Possession Of The Engineering Division Of The Directorate Of Engineering And Housing, Watervliet Arsenal, New York

HB920846
Photograph Of Line Drawing In Possession Of The Engineering Division Of The Directorate Of Engineering And Housing, Watervliet Arsenal, New York

HB920847
Photograph Of Line Drawing In Possession Of The Engineering Division Of The Directorate Of Engineering And Housing, Watervliet Arsenal, New York

HB920848
Photograph Of Line Drawing In Possession Of The Engineering Division Of The Directorate Of Engineering And Housing, Watervliet Arsenal, New York

HB920849
Photograph Of Line Drawing In Possession Of The Engineering Division Of The Directorate Of Engineering And Housing, Watervliet Arsenal, New York


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Item Title


Location
South of Stewart Road, Watervliet, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NY-5521-E
Building/structure dates: 1889 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1906 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1919 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1958 subsequent work
National Register Number: 66000503
Significance: Erected in 1889, this building is one of two similar quarters built to house an increased officer staff necessitated by establishment of the Army's gun factory at Watervliet. Located in the housing area developed at the north side of the arsenal in the 19th century, it is a good example of a Queen Anne residence. Among the building's residents were the family of Colonel James Walker Benet, which included the authors Stephen Vincent, William Rose, and Laura Benet.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. NE (FRONT) AND NW ELEVATIONS; LOOKING SE. (Ceronie)
2. SW (REAR) AND SE ELEVATIONS; LOOKING NW. (Ryan)
3. DINING ROOM, SHOWING FIREPLACE AND PRESSED METAL CEILING; LOOKING NW. (Ceronie)
4. LIBRARY, SHOWING FIREPLACE AND PRESSED METAL CEILING, AND, THROUGH THE DOORWAY, THE LIVING ROOM; LOOKING E. (Ceronie)
5. SECOND FLOOR BEDROOM (CENTER OF NW SIDE OF HOUSE), SHOWING PRESSED METAL CEILING; LOOKING N. (Ryan)
6. Photograph of a photograph in possession of the Watervliet Arsenal Museum, New York. NORTHEAST (FRONT) AND NORTHWEST ELEVATIONS. PROBABLY TAKEN DURING THE 1930S.
7. Photograph of line drawing in possession of the Engineering Division of the Directorate of Engineering and Housing, Watervliet Arsenal, New York. NORTH SIDE ELEVATION, UNDATED. (SHOWS NW ELEVATION)
8. Photograph of line drawing in possession of the Engineering Division of the Directorate of Engineering and Housing, Watervliet Arsenal, New York. SOUTH SIDE ELEVATION, UNDATED. (SHOWS SE ELEVATION)
9. Photograph of line drawing in possession of the Engineering Division of the Directorate of Engineering and Housing, Watervliet Arsenal, New York. CLEAR PLAN, UNDATED.
10. Photograph of line drawing in possession of the Engineering Division of the Directorate of Engineering and Housing, Watervliet Arsenal, New York. 1ST FLOOR PLAN, UNDATED.
11. Photograph of line drawing in possession of the Engineering Division of the Directorate of Engineering and Housing, Watervliet Arsenal, New York. 2ND FLOOR PLAN, UNDATED.
12. Photograph of line drawing in possession of the Engineering Division of the Directorate of Engineering and Housing, Watervliet Arsenal, New York. ATTIC PLAN, UNDATED.


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