|Title||[Gartner's Hotel and Restaurant, South Beach, Staten Island]|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Collection||Staten Island Geographic Collection|
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. There are striped awnings on all the second-floor windows. Sign on the front of the building: "GARTNER'S HOTEL AND RESTAURANT." Gartner's Sanitary Baths are next door. Men and women are walking past the building; several teenage boys are on the beach in the foreground. There are handwritten notes on the paper tab (possibly written by Edwin H. Skinner): "Assessed V. 1913 / 3500.00 / 2 Story Hotel / Pavillion [sic] / 800 Bath House / 120' x 120' / Rent 1913 / 1200.00 / Rent 1912 / 1200.00".
(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.
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Skinner, Edwin H.
|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.|