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We were able to tour this beautiful building and were amazed at its importance and prestige just a short walk from the Staten Island Ferry. If you go, look for a Smithsonian docent to lead you through. Ours was on a Thursday at 2pm and...More
I stopped for a good look at this building's gray granite facade before continuing to Battery Park across the street. Opened in 1907 at the Southern end of Manhattan, the seven-story Beaux Arts structure features large limestone sculptures of female figures on big entrance pedestals....More
Although there is not a great deal to see or do within this magnificent 1907 building unless you have business with the Archives or a government office, the building itself is wonderful to see both inside and out. There is a free Museum of the...More
Many do not know what it is and they do not go there, I already intended to visit with the family, Beautiful building both outside but also inside, where there is also a museum of Indians .. here we took many pictures !!!
The Custom House is quite large with big sculptures on it's front side. There is a nice display in the rotunda with historical information, which has wonderful murals covering 360 degrees around the walls.
The building also houses the National Museum of the American Indian...More
The Alexander Hamilton Custom House is an impressive, colossal Beaux Arts building at Bowling Green next to Battery Park. Entry is FREE, but there is a security detail on duty & X-ray at the entrance since it is a government building. Inside is the wonderful...More