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PlaceTypeAsNotedInArea
PlaceTypeAsNotedInArea
ADMIRAL DEWEY (tugboat)
AMBROSE (lightship)
LETTIE G HOWARD (schooner)
W O DECKER (tugboat)
WAVERTREE

Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1850/00/00 Abiel Abbot Low Office The A A Low building is erected at 167-171 John Street, on Burling Slip (lost), 1849-1850.
1897/00/00

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Particulars for South Street Seaport:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Business
Area of Significance Commerce
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Motif Nautical
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling
Historic Use Specialty Store
Area of Significance Transportation
Building Type Warehouse
Historic Use Water-related



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 18th October 1972

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: South Street Seaport
Registry Address: Bounded by Burling (John St.) and Peck Slips, and Water and South Sts.
Registry Number: 72000883
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private
Architect: Multiple
Architectural Style: Greek revival
Area in Acres: 3
Contributing Buildings: 119
Non-Contributing Buildings: 6
Contributing Structures: 2
Non-Contributing Structures: 4
Contributing Objects: 1
Non-Contributing Objects: 1
Other Certification: Boundary increase
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Community Planning and Development, Commerce, Transportation, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Significant Year: 1780, 1897
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation, Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Water-related, Single dwelling, Specialty store, Business, Warehouse
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Domestic, Commerce, Trade
Current Sub-Function: Museum Single dwelling

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