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Accession number 2004.23
Object ID R112S3_939
Object Name Negative, Film
Collection Subway Construction Photograph Collection
Date 12/03/1958
Title Excavation on north side of East Houston and Elizabeth Streets: Chrystie Street Connection
Description Negative shows the street excavation on the north side of East Houston and Elizabeth Streets as part of the documentation of the construction of the Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA). Photo shows excavation site including wooden fencing dividing the space, piles of bricks, construction workers, and a view of the Volunteers of America building in the background. Original photographic logbook reads: Looking west - camera set on shanty, 50 ft. North of Houston St. sidewalk, Sta. 28+00, showing street excavation on north side of East Houston and Elizabeth Streets.
Photographer Wood, R.; Espeut, E.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Independent Rapid Transit Railroad (IND)
New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Brooklyn Manhattan Transit Company
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York--Design and construction--Pictorial works
Lower East Side (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Buildings
Bowery (Manhattan, N.Y.)
East Houston Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Elizabeth Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Excavation
Houston Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Construction workers
Bricks
Search Terms Subway Construction
Line Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA)