251 Beach Avenue (Congress Hall)


Building Name: Congress Hall
Address:   251 Beach Avenue
Architect:  Meyer, J. F.
Builder: Unknown
Year:  1879
Type:  Commercial
Style: Second Empire
Current Status: Extant
Historic American Building Survey (HABS) number:  NJ-744
Material of Construction:   Brick
Shape and Dimensions of Structure:  L-shaped, one wing 20 bays x 3 bays, the other wing 17 bays x 3 bays; 3-1/2 stories;  3-story veranda; mansard roof
Exterior Features of Note:  Veranda supported by square wooden columns with decorated capitals and brackets; iron balconies on 2nd floor; several Ist-story windows convert to doors and open onto veranda;  gabled dormers with decorative trim

251 Beach Avenue (Congress Hall)

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