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Guide to the 128 Pierrepont Street building architectural drawings ARC.302

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201
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Collection processed by John Zarrillo

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Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Davis, Alexander Jackson, 1803-1892
Creator: Eidlitz, Leopold, 1823-1908
Creator: Post, George Browne, 1837-1913
Creator: Thorp, Alfred H., circa 1843-1917
Title: 128 Pierrepont Street building architectural drawings
Dates [inclusive]: circa 1878
Abstract: Collection of 73 architectural drawings for the Brooklyn Historical Society (formerly Long Island Historical Society) building at 128 Pierrepont Street, in Brooklyn, New York. The drawings were submitted to the historical society as part of a design contest held from December 1877 to February 1878. They include 33 drawings by George Browne Post, who was selected as the winner of the contest. These drawings were used as the basis for the construction of the building, which was completed in 1881. The collection includes 40 drawings by other architects, which were also submitted to the contest.
Quantity: 73.0 items in three flat file drawers
Graphic materials [Cabinet]: Flat File A
Container: 8
Graphic materials [Cabinet]: Flat File A
Container: 5
Graphic materials [Cabinet]: Flat File A
Container: 2
Call Phrase: ARC.302
Sponsor: This collection was processed, described, and digitized with funding provided by the Henry Luce Foundation.