(Former) 19th Police Precinct Station House and Stable

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

43 Herbert Street

ARCHITECT: George Ingram

DATE: 1891-92

STYLE: Romanesque Revival

Police Precinct Romanesque Revival

The 19th Police Precinct Station House and Stable form a highly-visible, well-preserved example of the finely-detailed Romanesque Revival police precinct complexes that established a characteristic public presence in the neighborhoods of Brooklyn in the late nineteenth century. The 19th, erected in 1891-92, was one of several station house complexes designed by architect and engineer George Ingram and constructed as part of a building campaign initiated in 1886. Ingram developed the nearly-standard plan for the Brooklyn police station complexes, in which the stable, cell block, and lodging rooms are located in a wing attached to the precinct house.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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