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Botany Worsted Mills, Waste Picker House, 176 Parker Avenue, Passaic, Passaic County, NJ

Botany Worsted Mills, Waste Picker House, 176 Parker Avenue, Passaic, Passaic County, NJ

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Significance: With its "sawtooth" roofline and brick construction, the building is a good surviving example of an early 20th century industrial building. Originally part of the Botany Worsted Mills, this building was constructed as a waste picker house. Botany was founded in 1889 as the first fully integrated woolen processing plant in the United States.
Survey number: HABS NJ-982-A

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