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Title [Fairway Club]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date ca. 1939
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description B&W print, probably made by SIHS from original negative. View of the front of a one-story extension of a two-story clapboard building (the former Second County Courthouse, Arthur Kill Road, Richmond). The building is seen from across a paved street; it has a porch and sidewalk in front; a car with license plate U-92-07 is parked in front. Sign over the porch: "FAIRWAY CLUB / RESTAURANT"; there is a clock above the sign. A small sign posted in one window is partially legible: "S.I. SKI JUMP / S.I. Ski Club / ... / TODT HILL".
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century, Richmond Town, HRT)
Print size 8 x 10
Acquisition Collection of the Staten Island Historical Society
Ownership and History This building was the former Second County Courthouse for Staten Island (built in 1794, with later alterations and additions). In the 1860s-1890s it was a private residence, after which it had several owners and served as a tavern, restaurant, and hotel. It was located on the west side of Arthur Kill Road between Center Street and Richmond Road. The building was destroyed by fire in 1944.
Earliest Date 1938
Latest Date 1940
Subjects Restaurants
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.0150
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, May 2013.
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