Jersey City Medical Center: Building ‘C’ (former) – Jersey City NJ

Description

The massive Building ‘C’ of the old Jersey City Medical Center complex was constructed with the aid of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds during the Great Depression. The building, which mirrored the center’s primary Medical Building (and to which it was connected with a four-story wing), housed administrative offices, a general hospital and kitchen facilities. It abuts Beacon Way within the larger medical Center complex and possesses some Deco ornamentation.

Building ‘C’ was constructed ca. 1938-1941. It now serves as part of the privately-owned Beacon residential complex.

Source notes

National Register of Historic Places:
http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NRHP/Text/85003057.pdf

http://www.njcu.edu/programs/jchistory/pages/m_pages/Medical_Center_Complex.htm

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 1, 2015.

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Location Info


Beacon Way
Jersey City, NJ 07304

Coordinates: 40.722642, -74.063579

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