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Title "35 Years' Experience in Winter Weather Construction" issued by the John W. Ferguson Co., being Vol. VI, No. 1 of "Ferguson Service," Nov., 1927.
Object Name Pamphlet
Catalog Number 2003.052.0001
Collection Hoboken Buildings & Real Estate Collection
Credit Museum Purchase.
Scope & Content "35 Years' Experience in Winter Weather Construction" issued by the John W. Ferguson Company, Engineers and Builders, Paterson, N.J. and New York City, being Volume VI, No. 1 of "Ferguson Service," Nov., 1927.

Pamphlet 8-1/2" wide x 11" high, 16 pp. including fold-out, photo illustrated. Plain, unprinted wrapper.

Includes a line-drawing on page 2 of the proposed Fabian Theatre for the southeast corner of Newark & Washington Sts., Hoboken, on which this company was about to start construction. It was to seat 3500 people. F.W. Wentworth was the architect. (He was also the architect of the landmarked and now restored Stanley Theatre in Jersey City of which there is an illustration on page 2.) The exterior was completed by ca. April 1928. The theatre opened to the public ca. Nov. 1928.

Photos of the completed theatre, exterior and auditorium, plus construction progress photos are catalogued in the photo catalog, 2003.052.0002 to 2003.052.0042. Note the difference in the style of the marquee in this drawing and in photos of the completed building.

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People Wentworth, F.W.
Date 1927
Year Range from 1927.0
Year Range to 1927.0
Search Terms Fabian Theatre
Newark St.
Washington St.
Caption page [1]
Imagefile 022\20030520001.JPG
Classification Buildings
Theaters
Architecture
Exteriors