Hastings-on-Hudson in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Municipal Building / El Edificio Municipal
Hastings-on-Hudson, New York
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Built on the site of the home of Joseph Treanor (inset), owner of the waterfront blue-stone yard, and designed by Shreve and Lamb, architects of the Empire State Building, the Village Hall was completed in 1929. the cast aluminum eagle that originally perched atop its pediment had to be removed because of its weight, but can be found at ground level. Between the Hall and the Public Library (1966) is "Between Heaven and Earth" by Hastings sculptor Jacques Lipchitz. The original Treanor retaining wall remains in place.
El edificio del ayuntamiento que fue contstruido en el sitio de la casa de Joseph Treanor, dueño del depósito de sulfato de cobre ubicado a la orilla del río (recuado) y deseñado por Shreve and Lamb, arquitectos del edificio Empire State, fue completado en 1929. El águila de aluminio originalmente encaramada encima de su frontón tuvo que ser removida debido a su peso, pero se la puede encontrar colocada sobre una plataforma de poca altura. Entre el Ayuntamiento y la Biblioteca Pública (1966) está Between
Erected 2006 by The Museum in the Streets®. (Marker Number 18.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Government & Politics • Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources. In addition, it is included in the The Museum in the Streets®: Hastings-on-Hudson, New York series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1929.
Location. 40° 59.723′ N, 73° 53.004′ W. Marker is in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Spring Street, on the left when traveling north on Maple Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7 Maple Ave, Hastings on Hudson NY 10706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Purple Heart Village (here, next to this marker); Honor Roll (here, next to this marker); Industrial Hastings / El Hastings Industrial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hastings-on-Hudson, New York (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Protection Engine Company No. 1 / La Primera Estacion de Bomberos (about 300 feet away); Carl Brandt, Portrait Painter / Carl Brandt, Pintor de Retratos (about 300 feet away); Protection Engine Company No. 1 (about 300 feet away); A Saloon and a Mansion / Un Bar y Una Mansion (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hastings-on-Hudson.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 13, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.