George Gustav Heye Center in the Alexander Hamilton Customs House

ID: SIA2011-1526 and NMAI_95-288

Creator: Gumpel, Roy

Form/Genre: Exterior

Date: c. 1994

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-162, Box 1, Folder: Customs House Photos 1

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Summary

Exterior of the George Gustav Heye Center of the National Museum of the American Indian in the Alexander Hamilton Customs House in New York City. The George Gustav Heye Center of the National Museum of the American Indian opened October 30, 1994. The 1907 Customs House is a Beaux Arts building designed by architect Cass Gilbert.

Subject

  • Gilbert, Cass 1859-1934
  • Alexander Hamilton Customs House
  • National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
  • National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) George Gustav Heye Center

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-162, Box 1, Folder: Customs House Photos 1

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1994

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Eclecticism
  • Architecture
  • New Museums
  • Buildings
  • Eclecticism in architecture

Place

  • New York
  • New York (N.Y.)

Form/Genre

  • Exterior
  • Slide

ID Number

SIA2011-1526 and NMAI_95-288

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Color; Size: 1.5w x 1h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Color slide

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