Immigration Station – Honolulu HI

Description

Completed in 1934, the historic United States Immigration Office facility in Honolulu was constructed with Treasury Department funds. The complex, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, [ as per the NRHP nomination form] “consists of/five buildings: administration building (most visible and important), detention building (to the right and rear of the administration building, used to detain those immigrants waiting for proper clearance to enter Hawaii), .lounging shed (an open pavilion directly to the rear of administration building), garage and waiting shed (to the right of the administration building) and the gardener’s cottage (no longer standing).”

Source notes

National Archives: Record Group 121-BS: Records of the Public Buildings Service: Completion views of federal buildings (prints) alphabetically by state and thereunder by city, to 1966; Box 20.

https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/73000664
NRHP text: https://npgallery.nps.gov/GetAsset/24297462-414c-4ba0-a5c1-c5240a560ddd
NRHP images: https://npgallery.nps.gov/GetAsset/e7002ee0-63f6-4234-a6fe-8f9f43e6bbcf/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Immigration_Office_(Honolulu,_Hawaii)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on August 4, 2017.

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Location Info


595 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96813

Coordinates: 21.300, -157.864

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