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Messiah Home for Children, 1771 Andrews Avenue, Bronx, Bronx County, NY

Messiah Home for Children, 1771 Andrews Avenue, Bronx, Bronx County, NY

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Summary

Significance: This building is a fine example of the Jacobean Revival style. It was designed by Charles Brigham, F.A.I.A., and constructed between 1905 and 1908. Built through donated funds, this building served as the second home for The Messiah Home for Children, which provided a place for young children who were orphans or dependent on working mothers.
Survey number: HABS NY-5699
Building/structure dates: 1908 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1956 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1959 Subsequent Work

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Brigham, Charles
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Location

City Island40.85116, -73.91689
Google Map of 40.8511604, -73.9168917
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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