7 Ocean Street (Colonial Hotel)


Building Name: Colonial Hotel
Address: 7 Ocean Street (Beach Avenue between Ocean and Gurney Streets)
Architect:  Church, William and Charles (C.S.)
Builder: Church, William and Charles (C.S.)
Year: 1894-95
Type:  Commercial
Style: Second Empire
Current Status: Extant
Historic American Building Survey (HABS) number:  HABS NJ-850
Material of Construction:  Frame, sheathed with clapboards and shingles
Shape and Dimensions of Structure:  L-shaped; 3 stories plus attic and raised basement; octagonal towers with tent roofs flank entrance; mansard roof; 1-story porch on front facade
Exterior Features of Note:  Gabled dormers in mansard attic story; bracketed eaves
Major Alterations and Additions:  South wing added in 1905.

7 Ocean Street (Colonial Hotel)

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