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Ellis Island, Hospital, New York Harbor, New York, New York County, NY


Ellis Island, Hospital, New York Harbor, New York, New York County, NY



Significance: The Main Hospital on Island 2 was built for the Department of Commerce and Labor's Immigration Bureau in consultation with the U.S. Marine Hospital and Public Health Service surgeons assigned to medical inspection at the Ellis Island U.S. Immigration Station. Although constructed in three phases between 1900 and 1909, the Main Hospital presents a coherent and monumental Georgian Revival ensemble with tall hipped roofs and three distinct block plan sections connected by hyphens containing stairways and passages. The sections include Hospital Building No. 1 (built as the New Hospital in 1900-1901), the Administration Building (built 1905-07), and Hospital Building No. 2 (built as the New Hospital Extension in 1908-09). A covered corridor at the west end of Hospital Building No. 1 connects the Main Hospital to the rest of the Ellis Island facilities.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N2106
Survey number: HABS NY-6086-G
Building/structure dates: 1900- 1901 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1905- 1907 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1908-1909 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: after 1916 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: after. 1930- before. 1939 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: after. 1950- before. 1955 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: after. 1980- before. 1985 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000058



1901 - 1980


Historic American Buildings Survey, creator


New York, United States40.78306, -73.97125
Google Map of 40.7830603, -73.9712488


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