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Otis Opened Elevator Factory


Drawing of the Crystal Palace

The Crystal Palace, where Otis made his safety elevator demonstration

CREDIT: “Crystal Palace of New York, perspective drawing, 42nd St. and 5th Ave., at Reservoire Square, New York, NY,” n.d. Frances Loeb Library, Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Reproduction Number 19192.

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