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Title [The Fountains under construction]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date January 4, 1967
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of The Fountains apartment building under construction on Clove Road in West New Brighton, Staten Island. Street signs are visible at left for the intersection of Clove Road and Bement Avenue. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Melniker / Fountains / 1-4-67."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History Staten Island architect Albert Melniker (1910-2002) designed The Fountains. It is mentioned in his obituary: "He designed the Fountains in West Brighton, one of the few high-rise cooperatives on Staten Island." The Fountains is located at 1100 Clove Road.
Earliest Date 1967
Latest Date 1967
Subjects Apartment houses
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Melniker, Albert
Catalog Number 79.022.0677
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2017.
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