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[Main Building]
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Pratt Institute
Subject College buildings -- New York (State) -- New York, Pratt Institute -- Buildings, Pratt Institute -- History
Description The Main Building at Pratt Institute (front view), showing Ryerson Street (now Ryerson Walk). The Main Building was built in 1887 by Hugo Lamb and Charles A. Rich, and was the first building at Pratt Institute, constructed of brick in the Romanesque revival style. Keywords: Streets, Architecture, Universities and colleges.
Format.Extent 1 photograph : b&w, 21 x 26 cm.
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[Main Building - Grand Ave.]
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Pratt Institute
Subject College buildings -- New York (State) -- New York, Pratt Institute -- Buildings, Pratt Institute -- History
Description East Building at Pratt Institute, showing elevated train tracks. The East building , part of the original building complex and connected to the Main Building, was built by William Windrim in 1887. The building wraps around a courtyard, and the first floor houses Pratt Institute's Power Generating Plant, a National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark. Keywords: Streets, Railroads track, Architecture, Universities and colleges.
Format.Extent 1 photograph : b&w, 21 x 26 cm.
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[Memorial Hall]
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Pratt Institute
Subject College buildings -- New York (State) -- New York, Pratt Institute -- Buildings, Pratt Institute -- History
Description Exterior view of Memorial Hall at Pratt Institute, showing Ryerson Street (now Ryerson Walk) witha partial view of the Main Building. Memorial Hall, a large auditorium/theater built in memory of Mary Richardson Pratt, was built in 1926-1927 by John Mead Howells. Keywords: Streets, Automobiles, Women, Pedestrians, Architecture, Universities and colleges.
Format.Extent 1 photograph : b&w, 21 x 26 cm.
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[Tennis Courts]
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Pratt Institute
Subject College buildings -- New York (State) -- New York, Pratt Institute -- Buildings, Tennis courts -- New York (State) -- New York, Pratt Institute -- History
Description Men and women playing on the tennis courts at Pratt Institute, the Chemistry Building and Engineering Building stand in the background. Keywords: Men, Women, Tennis players, College sports, College athletes, Athletics, Architecture, Universities and colleges, Physical education and training.
Format.Extent 1 photograph : b&w, 21 x 26 cm.
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[The Thrift]
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Pratt Institute
Subject College buildings -- New York (State) -- New York, Pratt Institute -- Buildings, Pratt Institute -- History
Description Thrift Hall at Pratt Institute, showing façade and entrance. The Thrift was originally a savings bank, founded on the campus by Charles Pratt in 1889, meant to teach students and others the value of thrift. Thrift Hall was built in 1916-1917 by Shampan and Shampan. Keywords: Streets, Architecture, Trolleys, Street-railroads -- Track, Cable cars (Streetcars).
Format.Extent 1 photograph : b&w, 21 x 26 cm.
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[Engineering Building]
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Pratt Institute
Subject College buildings -- New York (State) -- New York, Pratt Institute -- Buildings, Pratt Institute -- History
Description Façade and entrance of the Engineering building at Pratt Institute. The Engineering Building was built in 1928-1929 by John Mead Howells, and extended in 1935. Keywords: Architecture, Universities and colleges.
Format.Extent 1 photograph : b&w, 21 x 26 cm.
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[Library Post-Renovation, Lo …
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Pratt Institute
Subject Pratt Institute -- History, Pratt Institute -- Buildings, Libraries -- New York (State) -- New York, College buildings -- New York (State) -- New York
Description Interior view of the Pratt Institute Library, showing a student on the staircase. Columns and arches are also visible. The Pratt Institute Library was built as a public as well as a college library, and was the first free Library in New York City. It was built by architect William B. Tubby in Victorian Renaissance revival style, with interiors by the Tiffany Decorating Company, the Romanesque-style Children's Portico was added to the children's entrance in 1912, the north porch was added in 1936 by John Mead Howells. Keywords: Library architecture, Universities and colleges.
Format.Extent 1 photograph : b&w, 15 x 22 cm.
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[Main Library]
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Pratt Institute
Subject Pratt Institute -- History, Pratt Institute -- Buildings, Libraries -- New York (State) -- New York, College buildings -- New York (State) -- New York
Description Interior view of the Pratt Institute Library, showing women browsing in the stacks and reading, and several display cases. The Pratt Institute Library was built as a public as well as a college library, and was the first free Library in New York City. It was built by architect William B. Tubby in Victorian Renaissance revival style, with interiors by the Tiffany Decorating Company, the Romanesque-style Children's Portico was added to the children's entrance in 1912, the north porch was added in 1936 by John Mead Howells. Keywords: Women, Students, Library architecture, Universities and colleges.
Format.Extent 1 photograph : b&w, 16 x 21 cm.
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[Pratt Institute Free Librar …
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Pratt Institute
Subject Pratt Institute -- History, Pratt Institute -- Buildings, Libraries -- New York (State) -- New York, College buildings -- New York (State) -- New York
Description Interior view of the Pratt Institute Library, showing students in the reading room. The Pratt Institute Library was built as a public as well as a college library, and was the first free Library in New York City. It was built by architect William B. Tubby in Victorian Renaissance revival style, with interiors by the Tiffany Decorating Company, the Romanesque-style Children's Portico was added to the children's entrance in 1912, the north porch was added in 1936 by John Mead Howells. Keywords: Men, Women, Students, Library architecture, Universities and colleges.
Format.Extent 1 photograph : b&w, 16 x 22 cm.
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[Fountain]
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Pratt Institute
Subject College buildings -- New York (State) -- New York, Pratt Institute -- Buildings, Fountains -- New York (State) -- New York, Pratt Institute -- History
Description The fountain in the Science and Technology courtyard at Pratt Institute, with a view of the façade and entrance to the Science and Technology building, several women are sketching in the courtyard. The fountain, ca. 1600?, was a well-head of Italian marble converted into a fountain, purchased by the Pratt family in 1900. Keywords: Courtyards, Architecture, Women, Students, Drawing, Artists, Universities and colleges.
Format.Extent 1 photograph : b&w, 21 x 26 cm.
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[Library]
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Pratt Institute
Subject College buildings -- New York (State) -- New York, Libraries -- New York (State) -- New York, Pratt Institute -- Buildings, Pratt Institute -- History
Description Interior view of the Pratt Institute Library, showing students studying at tables in a reading room. The Pratt Institute Library was built as a public as well as a college library, and was the first free Library in New York City. It was built by architect William B. Tubby in Victorian Renaissance revival style, with interiors by the Tiffany Decorating Company, the Romanesque-style Children's Portico was added to the children's entrance in 1912, the north porch was added in 1936 by John Mead Howells. Keywords: Men, Women, Students, Library architecture, Universities and colleges.
Format.Extent 1 photograph : b&w, 21 x 26 cm.
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Pratt Institute Department o …
[Library]
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Pratt Institute
Subject College buildings -- New York (State) -- New York, Libraries -- New York (State) -- New York, Pratt Institute -- Buildings, Pratt Institute -- History
Description Interior view of the Pratt Institute Library, showing students browsing in the stacks. The Pratt Institute Library was built as a public as well as a college library, and was the first free Library in New York City. It was built by architect William B. Tubby in Victorian Renaissance revival style, with interiors by the Tiffany Decorating Company, the Romanesque-style Children's Portico was added to the children's entrance in 1912, the north porch was added in 1936 by John Mead Howells. Keywords: Men, Women, Students, Library architecture, Universities and colleges.
Format.Extent 1 photograph : b&w, 21 x 26 cm.
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[Barracks - Library Park]
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Pratt Institute
Subject Pratt Institute -- History, Pratt Institute -- Buildings, College buildings -- New York (State) -- New York, Barracks
Description The barracks on Library Park at the Pratt Institute in winter with snow on the ground. Keyworks: Buildings, Architecture, Housing, Universities and colleges, Flagpoles.
Format.Extent 1 photograph : b&w, 20 x 25 cm.
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[Aerial Views - Pratt Instit …
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Pratt Institute
Subject Pratt Institute -- History, Pratt Institute -- Buildings, College buildings -- New York (State) -- New York, Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc., Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Aerial views
Description Aerial view of the Pratt Institute and part of Brooklyn. Keywords: Aerial photography, Aerial photographs, Streets, Roads, Automobiles, Architecture, Universities and colleges.
Format.Extent 1 photograph : b&w, 18 x 23 cm.
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[Machinery Building]
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Pratt Institute
Subject College buildings -- New York (State) -- New York, Pratt Institute -- Buildings, Pratt Institute -- History
Description Exterior view of the Machinery Building at Pratt Institute, with a willow tree in the foreground. The Machinery Building was built by Howells and Stokes in 1914. Signed in lower right, "White | N.Y." Keywords: Architecture, Willows, Universities and colleges.
Format.Extent 1 photograph : b&w, 24 x 20 cm.
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Pratt Institute Department o …
[Main Building]
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Pratt Institute
Subject College buildings -- New York (State) -- New York, Pratt Institute -- Buildings, Pratt Institute -- History
Description The Main Building at Pratt Institute (front view) from Ryerson Street (now Ryerson Walk), featuring the upper floors and clock tower. The Main Building was built in 1887 by Hugo Lamb and Charles A. Rich, and was the first building at Pratt Institute, constructed of brick in the Romanesque revival style. Keywords: Architecture, Tower clocks, Universities and colleges.
Format.Extent 1 photograph : b&w, 26 x 21 cm.
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[Mechanical Engineering]
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Pratt Institute
Subject Mechanical engineering -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- New York, Automobiles -- Design and construction, College buildings -- New York (State) -- New York, Pratt Institute -- Buildings, Pratt Institute -- History
Description Exterior view of the Chemistry Building and Machinery Building from Grand Avenue at Pratt Institute, in the foreground, elevated train tracks and an automobile carrying three men, an American flag, and signs stating: "Roller Bearing Belt Guide;""...Whiffenpoof Multiple Bisque Clutch;""We Use Koester's Kastoria Karbon Kicker;" and "...Kween Kar | Twin Twenty-Four | The Car of Many Regrets | No Hill too Steep ~ | No Man Too Fat ~ | Fora Kween." Keywords: Men, Students, Industrial design, Architecture, Railroads track, Universities and colleges.
Format.Extent 1 photograph : b&w, 13 x 17 cm.
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[Campus -- Main Building]
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Pratt Institute
Subject College buildings -- New York (State) -- New York, Pratt Institute -- Buildings, Porticoes -- New York (State) -- New York, Pratt Institute -- History
Description Portico of the Main Building at Pratt Institute. The Main Building was built in 1887 by Hugo Lamb and Charles A. Rich, and was the first building at Pratt Institute, constructed of brick in the Romanesque revival style. Keywords: Porches, Architecture, Universities and colleges.
Format.Extent 1 photograph : negative, b&w, 10 x 13 cm.
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