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Title [New homes on Simonson Avenue]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date July 8, 1949
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of a row of three newly-built bungalows on Simonson Avenue in Mariners Harbor, Staten Island. The house number "257" is visible on the door of the house at left, and "263" is on the door of the house in the center. A sign is posted in front of the house at left: "OPEN FOR / INSPECTION / DE PALMA CONCRETE CO. Builders / 259 SIMONSON AVE. / FRANK B. STERNER & CO. INC. Brokers / GIB. 2-6900".
(Keywords: New York City)
Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History As of 2016, house number 263 Simonson Avenue (the center of the three houses) has been replaced by a newer house, but the houses on either side of it remain reasonably intact.
Earliest Date 1949
Latest Date 1949
Subjects Houses
Real estate development
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Sterner, Frank B.
Catalog Number 79.022.0586
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2016.
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