170-176 John Street Building

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170-176 John Street Building
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170-176 John Street Building is located in New York City
170-176 John Street Building
Location 170-176 John Street, Manhattan, New York City, New York
Coordinates 40°42′21.3″N 74°0′15.6″W / 40.705917°N 74.004333°W / 40.705917; -74.004333Coordinates: 40°42′21.3″N 74°0′15.6″W / 40.705917°N 74.004333°W / 40.705917; -74.004333
Area less than one acre
Built 1840 (1840)
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 71000546[1]
Added to NRHP May 13, 1971

170-176 John Street is a commercial building erected in 1840[2] facing Burling Slip (now filled in) along the East River in lower Manhattan, New York City. It is one of possibly two surviving granite Greek Revival buildings in New York.[3]

It was originally known as the Hickson W. Field building; later, it was used as a ship chandlery and known as the Baker, Carver & Morrell Building.[4] It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Archiplanet entry
  3. ^ Landmarks Preservation Commission report, accessed August 14, 2010
  4. ^ "AIA Guide to New York City", 4th edition, pg 34