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Title Grant City, S.I. Business Section
Object Name Negative, Film
Date ca. 1915-1925
Collection Albertype Company Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of a street with commercial buildings on both sides; the building at far left, with the round turret on the corner, is the Midland Park Hotel. Handwritten inscription along the top edge of the negative: "Grant City, S.I. Business Section."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Acquisition Gift of Wisconsin State Historical Society
Ownership and History This photograph shows a view looking up Lincoln Avenue from South Railroad Avenue in Grant City, Staten Island. The Midland Park Hotel, seen on the left, was a popular leisure spot and destination for visitors to Staten Island. The buildings on the right still stand largely unchanged as of 2016, with the building on the corner operating as the Lincoln Superette, just across from the Grant City railroad station.
Earliest Date 1910
Latest Date 1930
Subjects Streets
Hotels
Stores & shops
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 53.012.0168
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, December 2016.
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.