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Naval Hospital Philadelphia, Commanding Officer's Quarters, South side of Officers Row, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Naval Hospital Philadelphia, Commanding Officer's Quarters, South side of Officers Row, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

 
 
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Summary

Significance: Building A, constructed in 1935 to serve as living quarters for the Naval Hospital's commandant, was designed and built as an element in the original hospital complex. Building D, the residence of the Executive Officer, was constructed from the same design, With its fellow 1930s Naval Hospital buildings, Building A represents an important example of Art Deco architectural design in an institutional setting.
Survey number: HABS PA-6206-H
Building/structure dates: 1935 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1976 Subsequent Work

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Karcher & Smith
U.S. Department of Navy
Louis Berger & Associates, Inc., contractor
Meyer, Lauren, transmitter
Herr, John, photographer
Pendleton, Philip E, historian
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States39.95258, -75.16522
Google Map of 39.9525839, -75.1652215
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