25 Harrison Street House

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

25 Harrison Street

ARCHITECT: Unknown

DATE: 1803-04

STYLE: Federal

Federal Georgian Manhattan Tribeca

Jonas Wood, purchased the land from Trinity Church in 1795, and by 1804 had completed building his house at 25 Harrison Street ( 314 Washington Street). The house is one of the very few of its period to have survived in New York City. It is in very early Federal style, which still carried on the eighteenth century Georgian tradition of building. This house makes a clear statement of refined proportion and harmony, and that, with eight other houses in the area, it preserves a characteristic late eighteenth century domestic scale and profile unique in New York City.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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