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US Custom House - New York City

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  2. 2. The Alexander Hamilton U.S.Custom House is a treasure toManhattan history, and is aglorified architecturalmasterpiece. Based on a“Beaux-Arts” architecturalstyle, The U.S. Custom Housewas designed by architects,Cass Gilbert and DanielChester French. The buildingtook 5 years to construct andfinish and stands tall to thisday in lower Manhattan on thetip of the island near BatteryPark. With scenic views, andaged ambience, The U.S.Customs house was originally alocation built to house the dutycollection operations for theport of New York.
  3. 3. The architecture of thebuilding is usually wantmakes a tourist orvisitor remember thelocation of the U.S.Custom House to beginwith. Cass Gilbert, oneof the leading architectsbehind the constructionof the building alsodesigned theWoolworth Building,which is one of theoldest skyscrapers inthe United States.
  4. 4. The extensive detail that can be seen on the outside of the building is easy toclassify as a Beaux-Arts type of architecture. Beaux-Arts style architecture is alot more involved, and involves characteristics that focus on sculpturaldecoration, conservative modern lines, with an impressionistic finish andrealism. The sculptures on the outside of the building can be accredited toDaniel Chester French, who was the amazing American sculptor that themajestic image you’ll see in Washington, D.C. that is the seated AbrahamLincoln within the Lincoln Memorial.
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