William Schickel Buildings Photos

Architect William Schickel designed two adjacent public buildings for New York's German immigrant community (1884) which are noted for their pioneering community services and their elaborate terra cotta details. The Freie Bibliotek u. Lesehalle, now the Ottendorfer Branch of New York Free Circulating Library (1884) (135 Second Ave.) was the first free lending library in the city. The Deutsches Dispensary, now the Stuyvesant Polyclinic Hospital (1884) (137 Second Ave.) provided community health services.

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Ottendorfer Branch of New York Free Circulating Library. New York, NY.Terra cotta details of Freie Bibliotek u. Lesehalle first building in Manhattan lending books free. New York, NY.Stuyvesant Polyclinic Hospital. New York, NY.Terra cotta details of Deutsches Dispensary with Caritas. New York, NY.
Ottendorfer Branch of New York Free Circulating Library (1884) (135 Second Ave.). New York, NY. Architect: William Schickel. On National Register.Terra cotta details of Freie Bibliotek u. Lesehalle (Ottendorfer Branch of New York Free Circulating Library) first building in Manhattan lending books free. New York, NY.Stuyvesant Polyclinic Hospital (former Deutsches Dispensary) (1884) (137 Second Ave.). New York, NY. Architect: William Schickel. On National Register.Terra cotta details of Deutsches Dispensary with Caritas. New York, NY.
Terra cotta details of Deutsches Dispensary. New York, NY.Terra cotta bust of Galenus on Deutsches Dispensary. New York, NY.Terra cotta bust of Aesculap on Deutsches Dispensary. New York, NY.Terra cotta bust of Hippocrates on Deutsches Dispensary. New York, NY.
Terra cotta details of Deutsches Dispensary. New York, NY.Terra cotta bust of Galenus on Deutsches Dispensary. New York, NY.Terra cotta bust of Aesculap on Deutsches Dispensary. New York, NY.Terra cotta bust of Hippocrates on Deutsches Dispensary. New York, NY.

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