New York Botanical Gardens

Southern and Bedford Park Blvds., New York, New York

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Description 

Established in 1896, this exemplary institution soon became one of the leading botanical gardens in the world, a position it still maintains. Within its 230 acres are one of the world's largest herbariums, research laboratories, an extensive botanical library and museum, and an extraordinary Victorian-era glass conservatory. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 28, 1967

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 28, 1967
Reference number
67000009
Architectural style
Victorian: Renaissance
Areas of significance
Education; Science
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
District
Historic functions
Museum; Forest
Current functions
Museum; Forest
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899
Significant year
1896
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2
Contributing structures: 5
Contributing objects: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 1

Update Log 

  • March 6, 2018: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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