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Title [Gartner's Hotel and Restaurant, South Beach, Staten Island]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date 1915
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print with fabric backing and a paper tab at left (appears to have been part of an album). Front view of a two-story building on the boardwalk at South Beach, Staten Island. The building has a second-floor balcony over the entrance. Sign on the front of the building: "GARTNER'S HOTEL AND RESTAURANT." Gartner's Sanitary Baths are next door. There are piles of dirt in front of the building. An identical photo is dated 1915.
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 4.625 x 6.625
Acquisition Gift of Edwin Skinner
Ownership and History This is one of a group of photographs donated to the Historical Society in 1952 by Edwin H. Skinner, who for many years was manager of the Staten Island Beach Land Improvement Company in South Beach.

Gartner's Hotel was operated by Ida Gartner (1854-1919), who was born in Germany and immigrated to the U.S. with her children in 1899.
Earliest Date 1915
Latest Date 1915
Subjects Beaches
Restaurants
Hotels
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Skinner, Edwin H.
Gartner, Ida
Catalog Number 52.012.0009
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 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.