Commandant’s House

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

Evans Street at Little Street

CLIENT: United States Navy

ARCHITECT: Charles Bulfinch

DATE: 1805-1806

STYLE: Federal

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Designated October 14, 1965

The Commandant’s House, located in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, is a three-story Federal structure attributed to Charles Bulfinch with John McComb, Jr. The elaborately carved front entrance – which is actually on the second floor – has a leaded fanlight; the attic is crowned by dormer windows and a widow’s walk, and there is an ornate cornice at the level of the roof.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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The Brooklyn Navy Yard was established in 1801. From the early 1810s through the 1960s, it was an active shipyard for the United States Navy. There are four Individual Landmarks in the Navy Yard.

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