Postcards and Photos of Asbury Park, New Jersey
from a 1921 brochure. It deals with the dedication of the
Bradley statue located in Atlantic Park (the Park in front of the Paramount
favorite part is a quote from the author, Henry Winsor.
possibilities of the city are very great, and the next
twenty-five years will show a wonderful change in the class of
buildings which will be erected." (1921)
Asbury Park's one-time historian, Werner Baumgartner, points out
that Mr. Winsor Predicted that correctly !
- The Electric Co. Building (601 Bangs)
- Berkley Carteret Hotel (1929)
- Convention Hall /Paramount Theater
- The "New" Casino/Heating Plant
- The Mayfair Theater
- The Albion Hotel
- The Santander
Werner further points out that Henry C. Winsor was President of
the Asbury Park & Ocean Grove Bank and is credited as having
spearheaded the fund raising efforts for the Bradley Statue.
That Bank was a major economic force in the development of this
area The building (the second one) still exists across from City
Hall and is occupied by Sovereign Bank today.
Winsor was also a developer, responsible for the building on Main
Street across from the Post Office. (NE corner of Main and Bangs)
Known as the Winsor Building, a commercial/residential structure,
is listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places.
City Historian in Exile
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