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Governors Island, Fort Columbus, Building No. 214, New York Harbor, New York, New York County, NY

Governors Island, Fort Columbus, Building No. 214, New York Harbor, New York, New York County, NY

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Summary

Significance: Since its construction in the 1830s, the building has served an essential function. It is one of a set of four nearly identical buildings within Fort Jay that have been in continuous use as quarters for troops and officers garrisoned on the Island. Despite alterations over nearly a century and a half, this two-story brick building with monumental two-story portico essentially retains its original architectural character.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-365, FN-366
Survey number: HABS NY-5715-1D
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 85002435

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Location

New York, United States40.78306, -73.97125
Google Map of 40.7830603, -73.9712488
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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