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Guide to the S. Niewenhous, Inc. Architectural Specifications Collection
1881-1923, undated
 PR 93

New-York Historical Society
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Collection processed by Jennifer Lewis

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on December 13, 2011
Description is in English.

Container List

Series II: Miscellaneous Buildings

Scope and Contents note

Series II consists of architectural specifications for the erection of or alteration to a variety of buildings including apartment houses, warehouses, office buildings, factories, stables, sheds, and outhouses dating from 1897-1923. Materials are arranged by New York City borough and thereunder by address; miscellaneous and unidentified materials are at the end of the series. Some specifications concern the erection of new buildings, but many relate to minor alterations or additions to existing structures. Where building types are identified in the specifications they are noted in parentheses after the address. Included in this series is one folder of miscellaneous specifications containing sections of documents for unidentified building projects. One folder at the end of the series contains general specifications and detail drawings for such things as roofing and concrete reinforcement.

Bronx

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 24 526-528 East 142nd Street (apartment house)
1911
Box: 3 Folder : 25 North side of 151st Street west of Melrose Avenue (shed)
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 26 375 East 152nd Street (stable)
1910
Box: 3 Folder : 27 Southwest corner of 156th Street and St. Ann's Avenue (apartment house)
1901-1903
Box: 3 Folder : 28 188th Street and The Concourse, southeast corner (garage)
1914
Box: 3 Folder : 29 Third Avenue near 148th Street (office building)
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 30 Third Avenue and East 156th Street, northeast corner
1909
Box: 3 Folder : 31 2311-3219 Beaumont Avenue (apartment house)
1912
Box: 3 Folder : 32 640 Courtlandt Avenue
1916
Box: 3 Folder : 33 2960 Jerome Avenue (house)
1913
Box: 3 Folder : 34 Mt. Eden Avenue near Jerome Avenue (garage)
1923
Box: 3 Folder : 35 756 Union Boulevard (store)
1910
Box: 3 Folder : 36 Willis Avenue and Southern Boulevard
1910

Brooklyn

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 37 East side of Banker Street south of Norman Avenue (stable)
1916-1919
Box: 3 Folder : 38 616 Bedford Avenue
1909

Manhattan -- Named Streets and Avenues

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 39 46 Allen Street (outhouse)
1905
Box: 3 Folder : 40 47 Ann Street
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 41 Audubon Avenue and West 168th Street, southwest corner (apartment house)
1909
Box: 3 Folder : 42 184 Bowery (loft building)
1910
Box: 3 Folder : 43 174 Essex Street (apartment house)
1905
Box: 3 Folder : 44 1585 Madison Avenue
1915
Box: 3 Folder : 45 41 North Moore Street (warehouse, store)
1897, 1902

Manhattan -- Numbered Avenues

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 4 Folder : 46 54-56 Third Avenue (business building)
undated
Box: 4 Folder : 47 793 Third Avenue (store)
1906
Box: 4 Folder : 48 1234-1238 Third Avenue (apartment building)
1900-1922
Box: 4 Folder : 49 413 Fifth Avenue (house)
1903
Box: 4 Folder : 50 412 Eighth Avenue (office building)
1914
Box: 4 Folder : 51 Eighth Avenue and 125th Street, northwest corner
undated
Box: 4 Folder : 52 220-222 Ninth Avenue
1908

Manhattan -- Numbered Streets

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 4 Folder : 53 16 East 3rd Street (house)
1907
Box: 4 Folder : 54 203-209 East 9th Street (apartment building)
1910-1915
Box: 4 Folder : 55 608-610 East 18th Street (factory)
1909
Box: 4 Folder : 56 436-438 East 19th Street (factory)
1904
Box: 4 Folder : 57 37 East 29th Street
1922
Box: 4 Folder : 58 238-240 West 53rd Street (factory)
1914
Box: 4 Folder : 59 215 West 53rd Street (factory)
1915
Box: 4 Folder : 60 244 West 53rd Street (garage)
1915
Box: 4 Folder : 61 North side of East 58th Street east of Madison Avenue
undated
Box: 4 Folder : 62 421 East 86th Street (house)
1908
Box: 4 Folder : 63 129 East 91st Street (residence)
1908
Box: 4 Folder : 64 50 East 92nd Street (residence)
1897
Box: 4 Folder : 65 312-314 East 92nd Street (laundry)
1919
Box: 4 Folder : 66 4 West 121st Street (residence)
1908
Box: 4 Folder : 67 18 East 126th Street
1920

Miscellaneous

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 4 Folder : 68 Unidentified locations
undated
Box: 4 Folder : 69 General specifications
1910, undated

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