Hotel Chelsea Façade - 1936


The façade of the Chelsea Hotel at 222 West Twenty-third Street, a landmark in Manhattan, featuring wrought iron balconies, leaded windows and bas-relief panels. Photograph taken on August 12, 1936, by Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), sponsored by the Federal Art Project. Source: New York Public Library.

The Chelsea was designed by Hubert & Pirsson and constructed, between 1883 and 1885. It was one 0f the pioneer Victorian Gothic apartment houses in New York City. The building was designated a New York City landmark in 1966 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.




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Hotel Chelsea Façade - 1936