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Stone Street Historic District

  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District

Stone Street Historic District preservers an area of old New York rebuilt soon after the Great Fire of 1835 which destroyed over 700 buildings in what was left of New Amsterdam. The area has narrow, cobbled streets originally laid out by the Dutch colonist. They are closed to cars and are popular in the warm months. - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1660/00/00 Paulus Richard Faith Paulus Richard arrives in New Amsterdam.
1670/00/00 Lovelace Tavern, owned by the governor of New York Colony, Col Francis Lovelace, is in business from 1670 until it burned down in 1706. The foundation, discovered in 1979, can be seen through glass set into the sidewalk at 85 Broad St.
1684/04/04 Oloff Van Cortlandt Died Oloff Stevense van Cortlandt dies at Brewer's Street (now Stone St), New York, Province of New York.
1697/00/00 Johannes Pieterse van Brugh Died Johannes Pieterse van Brugh dies in New York, New York. His estate was located between Wall St and William St on the west side of Pearl St in what is now Manhattan's Financial District.
1725/00/00 The remains of an early C18 well located on land belonging to the Philipse family of Philipse Manor are located at 85 Broad Street.


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Particulars for Stone Street Historic District:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Business
Area of Significance Commerce
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Nick name Knickerbocker
Level of Significance Local
Current Use Pedestrian Zone
Owner Private
Historic Use Specialty Store
Architectural Style Tudor Revival

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 12th November 1999

Registry Name: Stone Street Historic District
Registry Address: Stone, Pearl and S. William Sts. and Mill Ln.
Registry Number: 99001330
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private
Architect: various
Architectural Style: Greek revival, Tudor revival
Area in Acres: 1
Contributing Buildings: 13
Non-Contributing Buildings: 1
Non-Contributing Sites: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Historic Function: Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Specialty store, Business
Current Function: Commerce, Trade
Current Sub-Function: Business Restaurant

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