Alexander Hamilton Customs House

ID: SIA2011-1527 and 91-8290-3

Creator: Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1991

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-162, Box 1, Folder: Customs House Photos 2

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Summary

The Alexander Hamilton Customs House in New York City, which would become the George Gustav Heye Center of the National Museum of the American Indian, prior to its renovation. 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.

Author

Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017

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 2

Contact information

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

Date

1991

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

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

Place

  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

SIA2011-1527 and 91-8290-3

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic Print

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