Poughkeepsie Almshouse and City Infirmary

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Poughkeepsie Almshouse and City Infirmary
Poughkeepsie Almshouse and City Infirmary is located in New York
Poughkeepsie Almshouse and City Infirmary
Location 20 Maple St., Poughkeepsie, New York
Coordinates 41°42′2″N 73°54′45″W / 41.70056°N 73.91250°W / 41.70056; -73.91250Coordinates: 41°42′2″N 73°54′45″W / 41.70056°N 73.91250°W / 41.70056; -73.91250
Area 7 acres (2.8 ha)
Built 1868
Architect J.A. Wood
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Italianate
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference #

78001849

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Added to NRHP December 4, 1978

Poughkeepsie Almshouse and City Infirmary is a historic almshouse and infirmary complex located at Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York. The complex includes five contributing buildings. The almshouse buildings has a three-story, seven-bay, main block flanked by matching two story, five bay, wings. It was built in 1868 of brick with wood trim and features Italianate style details. J.A. Wood is credited as the building's architeect. The City Infirmary building was built in 1907 and enlarged in 1936. It is a two-story brick and stone building and features a two-story, flat roofed, semi-circular entrance portico. The infirmary closed in 1972. Also on the property are a carriage house, barn, laundry building, combination barn / ice house, and shed.[2] It has been adaptively reused as a satellite campus for Adelphi University.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

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