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Bethany Deaconess Hospital, 237 Saint Nicholas Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY

Bethany Deaconess Hospital, 237 Saint Nicholas Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY

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Significance: ....the architecture of the Bethany Deaconess Hospital, suggestive of the German Renaissance style, is the only example of this type in the community. It is also the only building with a Dutch gable roof.
Constructed in 1901 by the Eastern German Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Bethany Deaconess Hospital was one of the first health care facilities built to serve the growing German immigrant population of the Wyckoff Heights section of Brooklyn. The building was the original hospital structure in a complex that came to include ten other buildings, most of modest size...
Survey number: HABS NY-5731

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Location

South Brooklyn40.70288, -73.91374
Google Map of 40.7028762, -73.9137437
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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