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Building 298

size
23,068 estimated gross sq ft.
available for
Adaptive reuse
Construction Type

Two stories with partial attic and basement. The building consists of masonry construction within the sandstone walls of an 1812 fortification. The roof is recent asphalt shingle.

Historic Status

This structure contributes to the Governors Island Historic District. The second floor woodwork and minstrels gallery are flagged for preservation.

About South Battery

The South Battery District occupies the east side of Governors Island, facing Buttermilk Channel and Brooklyn. Former uses of its buildings were primarily community-oriented, including a theater, school, YMCA, and houses of worship. Yankee Landing, located at the district's south corner, is the current entry point for visitors arriving from Brooklyn. The Landing can accommodate pedestrian vessels from anywhere in the NY Harbor.

Getting to South Battery
4 Minutes from Soissons Landing 6 Minutes from Yankee Pier
3 Minutes from Soissons Landing 5 Minutes from Yankee Pier
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