ventilation-building

Land Ventilation Building, NYC, New York
Historic 1926 Photo

Actual photo of that ventilation building built as part of the Holland Tunnel. It’s still there today – right across from Canal Park.

From one of the NY Public Library’s many, many amazing photo archives, “Photographs of the construction of the Holland Tunnel, 1919-1927.”

From the database:

Contract No. 13. Land ventilation building, Brick work complete. West side of Washington Street, between Spring and Canal Streets, New York, 11/17/26, 12:00 noon.