Quarters A, Brooklyn Navy Yard

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Quarters A, Brooklyn Navy Yard
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North side in springtime
Quarters A, Brooklyn Navy Yard is located in New York
Quarters A, Brooklyn Navy Yard
Location Brooklyn, NY
Coordinates 40°42′8.57″N 73°58′49.19″W / 40.7023806°N 73.9803306°W / 40.7023806; -73.9803306Coordinates: 40°42′8.57″N 73°58′49.19″W / 40.7023806°N 73.9803306°W / 40.7023806; -73.9803306
Built 1805
Architect Charles Bulfinch;John McComb, Jr.
Governing body DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
NRHP Reference # 74001252
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 30, 1974[1]
Designated NHL May 30, 1974[2]

Quarters A, Brooklyn Navy Yard was the residence of the commander of the Brooklyn Navy Yard. It was home to Commodore Matthew C. Perry at the time of his opening of Japan.[3] Contrary to a popular misconception, Quarters A is not located on Admiral's Row; it is actually located in Vinegar Hill.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1974.[2][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Quarters A, Brooklyn Navy Yard". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. 2007-09-11. 
  3. ^ http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NHLS/Text/74001252.pdf
  4. ^ Benjamin Levy and Blanche Higgins (November 13, 1973). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Quarters A PDF (318 KB). National Park Service.  and Accompanying photos, from 1963 and 1973 PDF (2.20 MB)

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