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Southern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Building 69, Harris Avenue, Hampton, VA



Item Title
Southern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Building 69, Harris Avenue, Hampton, VA

Location
Building 69, Harris Avenue, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS VA-1210-H
Building/structure dates: 1908 initial construction
Significance: This building was erected after the completion of a facility master plan by John Calvin Stevens in 1906. Stevens received the contract for the completion of the master plan the subsequent contract to design buildings at the facility in an open patch of land that served as a garden at the northwest end of the facility. Increased need for residential facilities and dining facilities prompted this building's construction for the growing member population during the early 20th century. Constructed in 1908, it served as a barracks for members through 1997.

Subjects
Colonial Revival
Barracks
Medical Aspects Of War


Related Names
Stevens, John Calvin


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
VIEW OF THE NORTH FRONT OF BUILDING 69 FROM HARRIS AVENUE, FACING SOUTH.
OBLIQUE VIEW OF THE EAST SIDE OF BUILDING 69 FROM HARRIS AVENUE, FACING EAST.
DETAIL VIEW OF THE SOUTH BACK OF THE EAST WING, FACING NORTHWEST
DETAIL VIEW OF A WINDOW ON THE SOUTH BACK OF THE EAST WING, FACING NORTHWEST.
INTERIOR VIEW, VIEW SHOWING COLUMNS IN THE 2ND FLOOR, FACING NORTHWEST.
INTERIOR VIEW, DETAIL OF COLUMN AND SUPPORT BEAM, FACING SOUTH
INTERIOR VIEW, DETAIL OF TIN CEILING PANELS, FACING SOUTHEAST.
INTERIOR VIEW, DETAIL WINDOW, FACING EAST.
INTERIOR VIEW, STAIRWAY WITH ENTRANCE AND PALLADIAN WINDOW IN BACKGROUND, FACING SOUTHEAST.
INTERIOR VIEW, DETAIL OF TOP OF STAIRWAY, FACING SOUTH.


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