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Title:

Hackett Building, Long Island City

Creator:

William J. Murray

Date:

ca. 1899

Description:

Signs on the building identify it as housing a branch of the Prudential Insurance Company of America and the General Improvement Commission of Long Island City. By 1909 this building was in use as the Queens Borough Hall. The photograph may predate the 1898 consolidation of N.Y. City.

Location:

Corner of 5th Street (now 49th Avenue) and Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, NY

Type:

glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image Open in Browser 6 KB