Troy Waste Manufacturing Company Building
|Location||444 River St., Troy, New York|
|Area||0.46 acres (0.19 ha)|
|Architect||M. F. Cummings & Son|
|Architectural style||Classical Revival|
|MPS||Textile Factory Buildings in Troy, New York, 1880-1920 MPS|
|NRHP reference No.||14000008|
|Added to NRHP||February 14, 2014|
Troy Waste Manufacturing Company Building, also known as the McCarthy Building, is a historic textile factory located at Troy, Rensselaer County, New York. It was built about 1908, and is a five-story, triangular shaped brick building with a flat roof and high basement. It features a tall square stair tower, formal entranceway, and Classical Revival style terra cotta ornamentation. 6:
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