Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House

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1 Bowling Green New York, NY 10004
(212) 639-9675
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Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House

On Broadway there is a steel structure, the seven-story, which has splendid sculptures made of lime stone that represent the four continents, a dozen additional marble statues represent "the maritime nations" and another row of carved heads represents the "eight races of mankind", in the interior stands out with the central rotunda surrounding corridors, spaces are symmetrical, the two floors of the Great Hall are beautifully adorned with marble stairs large curves with bronze banisters and marble steps, between the skylight and dome can be seen beautiful murals representing the ships that come to port, this description corresponds to the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, originally was the home of U.S. Customs, and cataloged as National Historical Monument. Is located at the southern tip of Manhattan, next to Battery Park, in the Bowling Green. On the third floor there is a branch of the national archives fully open to the public, banks of computers and other assistance are available for those who want to investigate your family history and other genealogical information. In this page you will find information of tours offered by the organization under Manhattan completely free http://www.downtownny.com/node/9018?min

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