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Watervliet Arsenal, Building No. 24, Arnold Lane, South of Westervelt Avenue, Watervliet, Albany County, NY



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Item Title


Location
South of Westervelt Avenue, Watervliet, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NY-5521-G
Building/structure dates: 1843 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1941 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1949 subsequent work
National Register Number: 66000503
Significance: The building is an excellent and largely intact example of early permanent construction at the arsenal. As the only example of enlisted troop housing surviving on its original site, the building also contributes to an understanding of the arsenal's overall history.

Subjects
Barracks


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. S & E (FRONT) ELEVATIONS; BUILDING 35 IS IN THE BACKGROUND; LOOKING WNW. (Ceronie)
2. E (FRONT) & N ELEVATIONS, SHOWING HOW THE BARRACKS IS SURROUNDED BY BUILDING 35; LOOKING SSW. (Ryan)
3. W (REAR) & S ELEVATIONS; LOOKING NE. (Ceronie)
4. DETAIL VIEW OF GROUND AND SECOND FLOOR ENTRY DOORS, SHOWING THE 1940S CAST IRON AND BRASS STAIRS; E ELEVATION. (Ryan)
5. GENERAL ATTIC VIEW, SHOWING N FIREPLACES AND ROOF TRUSS SYSTEM; LOOKING S. (Ryan and Ceronie)
6. Photograph of a photograph in possession of the Watervliet Arsenal Museum, New York. EAST ELEVATION IN MAY 1875. COTTAGE FOR ENLISTED MEN'S FAMILY SHOWN AT RIGHT.
7. Photograph of a photograph in possession of the Watervliet Arsenal Museum, New York. SOUTH AND EAST ELEVATIONS BEFORE REMOVAL OF PORCHES AND DORMERS. BUILDING 23 IS AT THE RIGHT. TAKEN BETWEEN ABOUT 1918 AND 1940.
8. Photograph of a photograph in possession of the Watervliet Arsenal Museum, New York. BARRACKS BEFORE REMOVAL OF PORCHES ON THE EAST AND WEST SIDES. SHOWS BUILDING 35 TO THE LEFT AND BUILDING 23 AT THE REAR. TAKEN ON MAY 16, 1940.


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