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RECORD AND GUIDE
January i6, 1904.
the Institution within the sphere of the Croton watershed relied
upon for the New York city water supply, the plan had to be
■ abandoned for a probable site in Rockland county. It is desired
that the hospital be located as near New York city as possible.
The old Treason House property at Haverstraw Is under con¬
sideration. In this connection it is reported that steps have
been taken to flnd a new location for the House of Refuge, no-w
on Randalls Island.
Bhe WORLD OF BUILDING
Status of New Work
BETWEEN 42D AND 59TH STREETS, WEST SIDE.
Buildings under construction, exclusive of tenement houses, sit¬
uated south of SOth and north of 42d st, on the West Side, show¬
ing the present condition of Ihe various operations. A indicates
excavating; B, foundations; C, structural work half up; D, en¬
closed; E. complete, or nearly so; N. S., not started. The flrst
name is the owner's; "ar't" indicates architect; "b'r" builder.
43d st, s s, 375, w Gth av, S-sty and basement hrk and stone stor¬
age warehouse, with 1-sty and basement extension; Martin McHale.
ISl Lexington av, and Mrs Phezoa F Stiles, 1 W 83d st; lessees.
Acker, Merrall & Condit; ar'ts. Buchman & Fox. 11 E 59th st,—Tth tier
and walls started.
43d sl, Nos l.i3 and 155 W, 12-sty brk and stone hotel; estate ot
Ogden Gcelet. 9 W 17th st; ar't, Hugo Kafka, 99 Nassau st.—Old
44th st, s E, 300 w Oth av, 3-sty hrk and stone church and dwell¬
ing; St Matthews German Lutheran Church, Brooro'e aad Elizabeth
sts; ar't, John Boese. 2S0 Broadway.—E.
. 44th st No 548 W, 2-sly brk and stone stable; John T Brook, 498
llth av; ar't, John H Knuhel, SIS W 42d st.—E.
44th St. No 550 W, 2-sly brk and stone stable; Mrs Agnes McGirr.
550 W 44th st; ar't. James W Cole, 403 W Slst St.—N. S.
4Cth St. n s, 200 e Cth av, 12-sty hrk and stone apartment hotel;
Allison Realty Co, 320 Broadway: ar'ts, Neville & Bagge, 217 W
125th St.—oth tier and -walls started.
47th sl, s s, S25 w Glh av, O^^-sty hrk and stone hotel; Ezra R
Champion, 132 W ITth sl; ar'ls, Schwartz & Gross, 35 W 21st St.—
4Tth St. Ncs 145 to 151 W. two OVo-sty brk and stone hotels; ow'r
and b'r, Solomon Wolff, 3 Broadway; ar't. G F Pelham. 503 5th av.
—T-sty and walls.
47th st, Nos 153 and 155 W. 9^-sty hrk and stone hotel; Rose
Brown. 41 W 99th st; ar't, G P Pelham, 503 Sth av.—3-sty and walls
47lh st, n s, 200 e 7jh av, 9-sty hrk and stone hotel; John A Picken,
548 W 16oth st; ar't, John Hauser, 1961 7th av.—D.
47th st, No 253 W. S-sty brk and stone store and lofL building;
Frances X O'Connor. 256 W 54th st; ar't. James W Cole. 403 W Slst
st; b'r. Frances X O'Connor, 256 W 54th st.—2d tier and walls.
47lh st, Nos 017 to 623 W, 3-sty brk candy factory; Edward F
Belnhauer, 312 W 5Sth st; ar't, James W Cole, 403 W Slst st.—Old
frame buildings standing,
4Slh st, n s, 325 w Sth av, 5-sty and basement brk and stone dwell¬
ing; William L Armstrong, 63 B 55th st; ar'ts. Lord & Hewlett, 16 B
49th St. No 37 W', S-sty brk dwelling; C Burkham, Plaza Hotel;
ar'ts. Pickering & Walker. 1133 Broadway.—D. .
49lh St. Nos 70 and 72 W, 9-sty brk and fitone hotel; Collins Btiild¬
ing & Construction Co, on premises; ar'ts, Small & Schumann, 265
50th St. No 231 W, 2-sty brk and stone stable; Michael McDonald.
233 W SOth st; ar't, James W Cole, 403 W Slst st.—Old buildings
Slst 6t, No SO W, 5-sty brk and stone dwelling; Emily Pjrdyce
Barker, Tu.-vedo Park, N Y; ar't, J H de Sibour, 1133 Broadway; b'r.
John K Turton, 1133 Broadway.—C.
Slst St. No 38 W, S-sty brk and stone dwelling, with extension;
Harry A Murray. 28 Nassau st; ar't, J H de Sibour, 1133 Broadway;
b'r, John K Turton, 1133 Broadway.—C,
Slst st, No3 300 to 310 W. 9-sly brk. limestone and terra cotta
fireproof hotel; Barnet House. 11 W^ SOth st; ar'ts. Gillespie & Car-
reli, 1123 Broadway.—N. S. Plot vacant.
Slat st, n s, 200 w Oth av, 5-sty and basement hospital; Mary Ann
O'Neil and Sarah McKenna, 223 W Slst st; ar't, Joseph McGuire, 45
E 42d St.—C. and walls.
52d st, n s. 275 e 7th av, 2-sty brk stable; J A Mitchell. 20 W 40[h
st; ar'ts, Carrrre & Hastings, 28 E 41st St.—El
5.3d st. No 6 W, 4-Ety and basement brk and slone dweiling; Sarah
Remsen Manice. Southamiiton, L I; ar't, C P H Gilbert, 1123 Broad¬
way; b'r, D Mitchell, 302-6 W SSd st.—A.
53d st, n s, 437 w Sth av, S-sty and basement brk and stone dwell¬
ing; Florence C Eno Graves, Waldorf-.\storia; ar't, C P H Gilbert,
1123 Broadway; b'r, C T Wilis, 156 Sth av.—D,
oSd st, Nos 23 and 25 W, 4-sty stone front dwelling; Geo Blumen¬
thai, Hotel &ivoy; ar't, Richard H Hunt, 28 E 21st St.—D.
SSth st, Nos 70. 72 and T4 W, 11-sty brk. stone and iron hotel;
Oxford Realty Co, 68 William st; ar'ts, Israels & Harder, 31 W 31&t
56th st, No 9 W, 5-sty hrk and stone dwelling; Fifth Av Cons.! Co,
3 E 33d sl; ar'ts, Warren & Wetmore, 3 B 33d st,-N, S, Old residence '
SGth st. No 31 W, 5-sty brk and stone dwelling; Arthur Lehman
763 Sth av; ar't. J H Duncan, 20S Sth av.—D.
Dth av. B e cor 55th st, IS-sty brk hotel; John Jacob Astor 23 W
26th st; ar'ts, Trowbridge & Livingston, 424 Sth av.—E.
Sth av, s w cor 55th st, 18-sty brk and stone hotel; The Fifty-
fifth Street Co, 100 Broadway; ar'is. Hiss & Weekes, 111 Sth av.—D.
Tth av, w s. 44th to 45lh st, 9-sty brk and stone hotel; "William
Waldorf Astor, Loudon, England, aud 21 W 2Gth st: ar'ts Clinton &
Russell.. 32 Nassau st; b'r, John Downey, 410 W 3oth st —E
Tth av, s e cor 49th st, 5-sty brk and stone theatre and office build¬
ing; Charles Schmidt. Jr, 15 Cortiandt st; ar'ts, J B McElfatrick &
Son. 1402 Broadway.^Not started.
Broadway n w cor 45lh st, 3 aod 4-sty hrk aud stone theatre and
office building- Milton L Bouden, 15S W llSth st; ar'ts, Koehler &
l-arnsworth. 11 Broadway,—N. S Plot vacant.
Broadway, e s, 5a.6 n 45lh st, 1-sty brk slore; Thomas B Hidden
-1 Nassau st; ar t, Henry Ives Cobb, 115 Broadway; m'n. John F De
Baun, I.j(j8 Broadway; c'r, William S Miller, 141 B 40th st —N S
r,^^°l^\^/- ^ ''i^S^ 54th st, 12-sty brk and stone hotel; Construc-
tio^^Realty Co, 142 W 42d st; ar'ls, Mulliken & Moeller, 7 E 42d
30th st: ar t. N C Meilen, 27 W SOth st.-E
nacfrr^f/.'i,°fiQ°^,^^'o*lv"- '^'"^ ^^^ ='°"^ ^^^'■<=1'' Broadway Taber¬
nacle Church, 119 W 40th st; ar'ts, Barney & Chapman, 44 W 34th
st; b rs, Chas.A Cowen & Co, 1123 Broadway.—D
h^h av, n e cor P4th st. 10-sty brk hotel; Mrs Grace L Cioos-Long
„.,., r-^h.. ,£ iiot[j_ 92 Sth av.—N. S. Old building;
10th av I
58th Bt I
i, o-sty and attic brk and stone school; City of New York-
r t, C B J Snyder, 500 Park av.—Demolishing.
Tt..^.,..:. o /^ .------ X ^, " ^'- '•-"•■^ "11^ power nouse; Kanld
Lw K ^^ Construction Co, 21 Park Row; ar't, S L F Deyo, 21 Park
row; b r, John Peirce,—C. and D j , -j. ±aiH
T_>th - - ' H.. . . . . -
th ^. 1 = ^\f^l ^1} ^""^ concrete stable; estate of Bradish John-
■ISih =t —X S ^""""^""^^ ^'' ^'"*' J^™^= W Cole, 403 W Slst st.
I'l'^ornl^Ht'It™!" "'^^^ ?.^',T".^'^ ^^^ factory; Bradish Johnson estate,
;-, R V n ^^'J^^'^^'-iPo^*"'^^* '^"^l "^O' ^'"'■'li River and 47th st-
i-'> ? ^ Dusmherre, 123 E 23d st.—Not started
l_th av. n e cor SGth st, 3-sty brk repair shop- Citv N Y- ar'f
Navy Yard Dry Dock.
Bids will be opened by the Navy Department at Washington on
January 30 for the construction of a concrete and granite dry
dock at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The dock will have dimen¬
sions of 590 ft. in length; width at entrance, 90 ft.; width inside
coping in body of dock. 132 ft.; width of floor, 90 ft.
LAWRENCE AV.. BROOKLTN.-In the Offices of Washington
Hull. 16 East 23d st, Manhattan, plans are nearing completion
for a 2-sty brick and stone T2d Precinct Police Station, 50x70 to
be erected on Lawrence av, near Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn by
Another Theatre for Torty-Second Street.
42D ST.—Oscar Hammerstein is to erect another theatre, mak-
mg the eighth building of the kind to be erected by him It is
on a plot 66x98.9 at 254 to 258 West 42d st. The building will
be 3-sty, and Albert W. Westover, Keith building. Philadelphia
IS drawing the plans. The lot has been excavated recently.
Trinity Building Coming Down.
BROADW^AY,-The Candee & Krekeler Co., Hamilton av, op¬
posite loth st, Brooklyn, have the contract for demolishing the
old Trinity building. Ill Broadway, and started upon the work
on Thursday. This is the first actual step toward the erection
by the U. S.Realty & Construction Co., of a 20-story structure
from plans by Francis A Kimball. Tl Broadway. The building
now being destroyed was erected half a century ago from de¬
signs by Richard Upjohn, architect of Trinity Church,
Pennsylvania Tunnel Bids Unsatisfactory.
A month having elapsei since the opening of bids for the Penn¬
sylvania tunnel work, and no announcement yet of the success¬
ful bidders, it is rumored that the bids were unsatisfactory, and
that the company is deliberating whether to do the work itself
or advertise for new bids. In the absence of oflicial information
it is inferred that the bids are not only too high, but not in ac¬
cordance with the speciflcations, being based on Ideas of the
bidders. When the bids were opened on December 15th it was
thought that some were within the work, and it was so stated
For a West Side Subway.
Despite the inclement weather there was an enthusiastic meet¬
ing of the W^est Side Rapid Transit Association at the Hotel
Marlborough on Wednesday night. Dr. Adolph Rupp presided
and ex-District Attorney Olcott spoke of the proposed additional
For plans filed see pages 139 and 159.