Keuffel and Esser Manufacturing Complex

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Keuffel and Esser Manufacturing Complex
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Keuffel and Esser Manufacturing Complex is located in Hudson County, New Jersey
Keuffel and Esser Manufacturing Complex
Keuffel and Esser Manufacturing Complex is located in New Jersey
Keuffel and Esser Manufacturing Complex
Keuffel and Esser Manufacturing Complex is located in the United States
Keuffel and Esser Manufacturing Complex
Location3rd, Grand & Adams Street, Hoboken, New Jersey
Coordinates40°44′29″N 74°2′13″W / 40.74139°N 74.03694°W / 40.74139; -74.03694Coordinates: 40°44′29″N 74°2′13″W / 40.74139°N 74.03694°W / 40.74139; -74.03694
Area3.1 acres (1.3 ha)
Built1906
ArchitectLederle & Co.; Multiple
Architectural styleRenaissance, Italianate
NRHP reference #85002183[1]
NJRHP #1472[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPSeptember 12, 1985
Designated NJRHPJuly 31, 1985

The Keuffel and Esser Manufacturing Complex is located in Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. The western concrete building with the four-sided clock tower was built in 1906 and opened in 1907, after the previous building was destroyed by a fire in 1905.[3] Keuffel and Esser manufactured instruments for the architectural, engineering and drafting professions at the complex from 1907 to 1968.[3] In 1975 the building was converted to housing;[4] the western half of the complex became known as Clock Towers, while the eastern half of the complex (which was built in 1887) was converted into residential apartments in 1984 and became what is now called the Grand Adams Apartments.[3][5][6] The complex was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 12, 1985.[3]

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  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Retrieved 2010-02-25.
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Hudson County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. July 7, 2009. p. 7. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 5, 2010. Retrieved February 25, 2010.
  3. ^ a b c d http://www.hobokenmuseum.org/exhibitions/main-gallery/past-exhibitions/keuffel-and-esser-2010
  4. ^ http://www.hobokenmuseum.org/activities_&_events/hoboken_walking_tour.htm Archived 2008-05-17 at the Wayback Machine Accessed March 20, 2009.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-05-09. Retrieved 2016-02-14.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ http://www.immigrantentrepreneurship.org/entry.php?rec=157