Troy Gas Light Company, Gasholder House, Jefferson Street & Fifth Avenue, Troy, Rensselaer County, NY
Significance: The building of the former Troy Gas Light Company is one of the few remaining examples of a type common in Northeastern urban areas. It was designed by Sabbaton who was a prominent gas engineer in New York State. Originally sheltering an iron holder for coal gas, the brick gasholder house is an imposing structure from a significant period in the history of Troy. The handsome brick exterior reflects the standing of the the company that for twenty-seven years held a monopoly on the manufacture of illuminating gas in the city.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-3
Survey number: HAER NY-2
Building/structure dates: 1873 Initial Construction