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



B&W Photos

HB919435
South Porch, Looking East

HB919436
South Front, Looking Northwest

HB919437
South Front, Looking Northeast

HB919438
Sally Port, Looking North, Showing Entrance To Magazine (building #215)

HB919439
Living Room Fireplace, Quarters #214b

HB919440
Stairhall, Quarters #214b

HB919441
Second Floor Plan (photocopy Of Drawing)

HB919442
First Floor Plan (photocopy Of Drawing)

HB919443
Basement Plan (photocopy Of Drawing)


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Location
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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NY-5715-1D
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-365, FN-366).
National Register Number: 85002435
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.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH PORCH, LOOKING EAST
2. SOUTH FRONT, LOOKING NORTHWEST
3. SOUTH FRONT, LOOKING NORTHEAST
4. SALLY PORT, LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING ENTRANCE TO MAGAZINE (BUILDING #215)
5. LIVING ROOM FIREPLACE, QUARTERS #214B
6. STAIRHALL, QUARTERS #214B
7. SECOND FLOOR PLAN (PHOTOCOPY OF DRAWING)
8. FIRST FLOOR PLAN (PHOTOCOPY OF DRAWING)
9. BASEMENT PLAN (PHOTOCOPY OF DRAWING)


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