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Winslow Chemical Laboratory

  • Also Known As: Winslow Building

  • Address: 105 8th St
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1824/11/05 Stephen Van Rensselaer III Founder Stephen Van Rensselaer invites by letter the Reverend Dr Samuel Blatchford to serve as the first president of the new Rensselaer School in Troy, New York.
1825/01/03 Rensselaer School opens at the Old Bank Place in the north end of Troy. The school's first senior professor, Amos Eaton, was appointed by Rev Dr Samuel Blatchford.
1865/00/00 The Winslow Chemical Laboratory is built for the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. From 1824 to 1905 RPI was located in downtown Troy but has mostly moved northeast.
1881/00/00 George W Ferris Education George Washington Gale Ferris receives an engineering degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.

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Particulars for Winslow Chemical Laboratory:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Education
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Historic Use Research facility
Architectural Style Romanesque Revival

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 4th November 1994

Registry Name: Winslow Chemical Laboratory
Registry Address: 105 Eighth St.
Registry Number: 94001284
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Contributing Buildings: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Significant Year: 1865, 1902, 1931
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-Function: Research facility
Current Function: Vacant, not in use
Current Sub-Function:

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