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As of yesterday, we’ve added a Research page to our website. It is not meant to cover every topic we’ve ever researched and, of now, it has only some of the papers we’ve published. But more information will be added, gradually. We don’t want to make it sound like we are the only engineers performing …

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Lucy Moses Award: Child’s Restaurant, Coney Island

The last project we want to mention with regard to this year’s Lucy Moses Awards is Child’s Restaurant. It’s a New York City Landmark on the historic and just-landmarked Coney Island Boardwalk. It was designed in 1923 by Dennison & Hiron, in the Spanish Colonial Revival style with sea-creatures in the terra cotta details. Originally opened …

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Lucy Moses Award: St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

The church, completed circa 1837, was the first of the English-parish-style Gothic churches built in this country, and guided builders of other churches in this style. The land for the church was donated by Clement Clarke Moore, best known for his poem, “A Visit from St. Nicholas,” and St. Peter’s was the center of the …

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Lucy Moses Award: Public Bath Number 7

Another Lucy Moses winner that Old Structures worked on is a gem of a building located at 227 Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn. The building was completed in 1910 as Brooklyn’s Public Bath No. 7, and was described as being the most ornate public bath in the borough. The building is a City landmark, and is …

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Lucy Moses Award: The Hadrian

Old Structures is proud to have worked on four projects that won Lucy Moses Awards last week. First up, the Hadrian, a 1903 apartment house at Broadway and 80th Street. (That picture is from 1910 and gives a good feeling what it looked like in the early years.) Most of the real-estate boom at the …

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