Arlington Funeral Home, Inc.

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Address: 83-15 Parsons Boulevard
Neighborhood: Jamaica
Architect:  Kontakosta, E. M.
Year: 1963
Current Status: Extant
Award:  Bronze Plaque for Public Buildings
Typology:  Public Building

This funeral home used a variety of materials and decorative details to evoke a contemporary design. The compact building is surrounded by a parking lot and on one side a step down canopy covers access from the driveway into the building. The building is clad in a gold-colored Roman brick and the window and door surrounds are gold colored aluminum. To the left of the entrance is a striking white decorative block screen which rises above the roofline. The interior incorporates brick, terrazzo, and walnut paneling.

Arlington Funeral Home, Inc.

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