Fourteenth Ward Industrial School

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Fourteenth Ward Industrial School
Fourteenth Ward Industrial School is located in New York City
Fourteenth Ward Industrial School
Location 256-258 Mott Street, Manhattan, New York City
Coordinates 40°43′24.5″N 73°59′40″W / 40.723472°N 73.99444°W / 40.723472; -73.99444Coordinates: 40°43′24.5″N 73°59′40″W / 40.723472°N 73.99444°W / 40.723472; -73.99444
Built 1888-89[2]
Architect Vaux & Radford[2]
Architectural style Victorian Gothic[2]
Governing body private
NRHP Reference # 83001724[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 27, 1983
Designated NYCL July 12, 1977

The Fourteenth Ward Industrial School is located at 256-258 Mott Street between Prince and Houston Streets in the Nolita neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. It was built for the Children's Aid Society in 1888-89, with funds provided by John Jacob Astor III, and was designed by the firm of Vaux & Radford in the Victorian Gothic style.[2] The Society built a number of schools for indigent children at the time.[2] It was later known as the Astor Memorial School.[3]

The building, which is now in residential use, was designated a New York City landmark in 1977, and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ a b c d e New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission; Postal, Matthew A. (ed. and text); Dolkart, Andrew S. (text). (2009) Guide to New York City Landmarks (4th ed.) New York: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-0-470-28963-1, p.43
  3. ^ White, Norval & Willensky, Elliot (2000). AIA Guide to New York City (4th ed.). New York: Three Rivers Press. ISBN 978-0-8129-3107-5. , p.87