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Title [69th Street Ferry, St. George Terminal, waiting lanes for cars]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Van Cott, Herbert L.
Date November 30, 1964
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on cream cardboard mount. View of a paved area with approximately seven lanes for cars divided by raised concrete strips; several of the lanes have striped barriers lowered at one or both ends. A curved ramp extends from the center background to the right, toward the St. George Terminal of the Staten Island Ferry to Manhattan. The rear of the ticket booth for the ferry to Brooklyn can be seen beyond the supports of the ramp. A row of cars are parked at far left, behind a fence beneath the curved ramp. Several buildings in St. George are partly visible in the background, including Borough Hall. Typed inscription on paper glued to the reverse of the mount: "TR-184 / 69th STREET FERRY / St. George, / Staten Island Terminal / Waiting lanes for cars / under bus ramps / Looking west / Ticket booth in left background / By Herbert L. Van Cott / Nov. 30, 1964."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Print size 3.5 x 4.5
Earliest Date 1964
Latest Date 1964
Subjects Ferries
Transportation facilities
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.1434
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, July 2017.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.