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Governors Island, New York Arsenal, Storehouse No. 1, New York Harbor near Andes Road, New York, New York County, NY

Governors Island, New York Arsenal, Storehouse No. 1, New York Harbor near Andes Road, New York, New York County, NY

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Significance: This building was constructed as a storehouse after the extension of the boundary line of the New York Arsenal to Andes Road was approved in 1849. At that time there was a critical need for more storage space. The building, which stands on a small rise, overlooked the original main dock area and shifted the orientation of the arsenal from its earlier triangular configuration. It became a prominent landmark on the island as shown in historical photographs.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-365, FN-367
Survey number: HABS NY-5715-6B
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 85002435

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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New York, United States40.69175, -74.01472
Google Map of 40.69174930000001, -74.0147171
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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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