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Sailors' Snug Harbor, Dormitory C & Administration Building, Richmond Terrace, New Brighton, Richmond County, NY

Sailors' Snug Harbor, Dormitory C & Administration Building, Richmond Terrace, New Brighton, Richmond County, NY

 
 
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Significance: The Sailors' Snug Harbor is a home for aged seamen opened on Staten Island in 1833. This building, the first to be constructed for the institution, was built from 1831-1833. It is one of an outstanding group of five Greek Revival dormitories which overlook the Kill Van Kull leading into New York Harbor.
Survey number: HABS NY-5476
Building/structure dates: 1833 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 72000909

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Thomson, Martin
Thompson, Samuel
Storms, Peter
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New Brighton (New York, N.Y.)40.64547, -74.09286
Google Map of 40.645475, -74.092863
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