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Volume 1, No. 89  July 9, 2014

Quote of the day:
"By taking a closer look at the thousands of legal claims made against New York every year, ClaimStat will serve as an early warning system." - New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on software that will help the City identify places, activities and agencies that are generating more than their share of legal claims. 

* Comptroller releases data to help City manage legal claims
* Alexander Hamilton's death and life remembered
* Bits & Bytes: 30 Park Place selling fast; 123 William St. lease; Battery Park gets new pathway
* Downtown on the water: Waterfront Museum Barge stages summer shows
* Downtown kids: Math awards for Lacroix siblings
* Community Board 1 meetings: week of July 7
* Calendar

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Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida  'Goldsturm'), blooming on Rector Place. July 7, 2014. (Photo: Terese Loeb Kreuzer)

  City Hall. (Photo: Terese Loeb Kreuzer)

New York City may have an early 19th-century City Hall, but it is firmly planted in the 21st century when it comes to technology. Massive amounts of data are currently being collected about all aspects of New York City government and are being made publicly available via an Open Data portal (

City Comptroller Scott Stringer made news yesterday when he announced that he was using some of this data to look at the cost of settlements and judgments against various city agencies. The analysis tool, developed by his office, is called "ClaimStat."

"By taking a closer look at the thousands of legal claims made against New York every year, ClaimStat will serve as an early warning system to help agencies improve services and make our City safer," he said.

The Comptroller's Bureau of Law and Adjustment (BLA) developed the software and the methodology for ClaimStat. BLA has the authority to investigate and negotiate settlements for all claims filed against the City. It investigates thousands of them annually. Using ClaimStat, BLA is analyzing those claims to identify problem areas that have been leading to costly settlements and judgments.

The Comptroller will publish these findings on a periodic basis and will work with City agencies and the Law Department to identify potential solutions.

So far, ClaimStat has been used to examine claims against the New York City Police Department, the Department of Parks and Recreation, the Health and Hospitals Corporation, the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Sanitation.

The NYPD racked up the most claims of any City agency. There were over 9,500 claims filed and over $137.2 million in judgment and settlement costs against the Police Department in Fiscal year 2013. Precincts in the South Bronx and in Central Brooklyn had far more personal injury claims filed against their officers than precincts in other parts of the City, even when adjusting for the crime rate in those precincts.

In Downtown Manhattan, the Lower East Side was a "hot spot" for personal injury claims against the police, as were the areas around Chelsea, Peter Cooper Village/Stuytown and Gramercy Park.

The Parks Department data concerning tree-related claims covered Fiscal Years 2004 to 2013. This time period was chosen to allow the BLA to look at data before and after the launch of the MillionTreesNYC initiative in Fiscal Year 2007. At that time, the Parks Department began to place thousands of new trees on New York City streets and in City parks.

The Comptroller's Office noted that claims against the Parks Department skyrocketed when tree pruning budgets were slashed in Fiscal Year 2010. Several tree-related injury claims led to multimillion dollar settlements. In fact, one of them cost more than twice the Parks Department's annual budget for street tree pruning contracts for Fiscal Years 2010 to 2012. After the City Council's restoration of tree pruning funding in Fiscal Year 2013, claims dropped.

In other areas investigated by ClaimStat, Chelsea saw the highest number of sewer overflow claims in Manhattan, followed by Community District 1, encompassing Battery Park City, Tribeca, South Street Seaport and the Financial District.

Community Districts 2 and 3, encompassing the West and East Villages, Soho, Noho, Chinatown, and Two Bridges, had some of the highest numbers of property damage by Sanitation Department vehicles.

The ClaimStat report includes maps with additional data for each of the claims categories. These can be found on the website ( organized by police precinct and Community District.

In Fiscal Year 1995, the City paid $246 million in judgments and claims costs related to tort claims. Twenty years later, the City set aside $674 million for all legal judgments and claims costs in the Fiscal Year 2015 Executive Budget. Those costs are projected to rise to $782 million by Fiscal Year 2018.  


The Comptroller's Office says that the projected cost of legal judgments and claims now equals roughly $80 per resident, or more than the City is projected to spend in Fiscal Year 2015 on the Parks Department, the Department of Aging, and the New York Public Library combined.


- Terese Loeb Kreuzer 



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A statue of Alexander Hamilton in the Museum of American Finance at 48 Wall St. (Photo: Terese Loeb Kreuzer)

On the morning of July 11, it will have been 210 years since Alexander Hamilton got into a rowboat in Lower Manhattan and was rowed across the Hudson River to a rocky ledge in Weehawken, N.J., where U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr mortally wounded him in a duel. Hamilton died the next day at his friend, William Bayard's farm in Greenwich Village.

He was either 47 or 49 years old at the time - the year of his birth is uncertain - but in his short life, he left an indelible impression on the shape and future of the United States of America.

He was a genius, born to unwed parents on the small Caribbean island of Nevis, deserted by his father, orphaned by his mother's early death, entirely self made.

Among his many accomplishments, he helped to create and promote the U.S. Constitution. As the first Secretary of the Treasury, he created a national financial system. He founded the predecessor of the U.S. Coast Guard to collect tariffs on shipping, thus funding the U.S. government for the next century. He founded the Bank of New York and the New York Post. He was a founder of the Federalist Party, which advocated a strong, national government empowered, when necessary, to override the states. He served repeatedly and brilliantly in the military, including several years as Gen. George Washington's senior aide-de-camp.

He continues to be mourned.

Beginning on July 11 and continuing through July 14, the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society (AHAS) has scheduled a series of events in New York and northern New Jersey that trace Hamilton's life from the time he arrived in the colonies from St. Croix in the Caribbean to his death.

On July 11, AHAS has arranged visits to some of the places where the teenaged Hamilton lived and studied in Elizabeth and Union, N.J. The day's events will end between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. with a commemoration in Weehawken next to the Alexander Hamilton bust on Hamilton Avenue, the site of the duel.
The Grange. (Photo: Terese Loeb Kreuzer)

On July 12, AHAS goes to upper Manhattan to visit the Hamilton family's country home, the Grange, now located at 414 W. 141st Street. Between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., there will be tours, film showings and special presentations.

At 3 p.m., the group will walk one mile from Hamilton's home to the Morris-Jumel Mansion at 65 Jumel Terrace, where Aaron Burr lived with his second wife, the wealthy widow, Eliza Jumel. The Morris-Jumel Mansion dates from 1765 and is the oldest house in Manhattan.

On July 13, AHAS returns to New Jersey to visit Paterson, which Hamilton founded in 1792 next to the Great Falls - the second highest waterfall east of the Mississippi River (the highest is Niagara) - as the first planned industrial city in the United States. The day's events conclude in Morristown, N.J. with presentations on Hamilton's courtship of Elizabeth Schuyler at the Schuyler-Hamilton House and on Hamilton as "America's Indispensable Founder" at the Washington's Headquarters Museum.
Hamilton's grave in Trinity churchyard.
(Photo: Terese Loeb Kreuzer)

Hamilton's funeral took place on July 14, 1804. Thousands of people lined the streets of Lower Manhattan to see his casket carried from 25 Park Place, the home of his in-laws, John and Angelica Church, to Trinity Church where he was buried. Starting at noon, AHAS will retrace that walk, culminating at 1 p.m. with a graveside remembrance in Trinity churchyard. Then there will be a talk on "Alexander Hamilton: Man of Honor" followed by a "meet and greet" at the Museum of American Finance, 48 Wall St., where the Alexander Hamilton room will be specially opened to view original Hamilton documents. At 3:30 p.m., Michael E. Newton will talk about "New Discoveries in the Life of Alexander Hamilton."

All of these events are open to the public and are free, unless otherwise noted. For more information, click here.

- Terese Loeb Kreuzer


Bits & Bytes
The Battery Park City Parks Enforcement Patrol says there have been recent backpack thefts at the BPC ball fields. (Photo: Terese Loeb Kreuzer)

"What you can buy now at Silverstein's 30 Park Place," The Real Deal, 7/9/14. 'Buyers looking to roost at Silverstein Properties' 30 Park Place may not want to dawdle: there are only 14 units currently up for grabs, according to a recent availability list obtained by The Real Deal. In total, the Robert A.M. Stern-designed building will house 157 condominium units between the 39th and 82nd floors, as well as a Four Seasons hotel on the lower floors. At the moment, the cheapest unit on the market is a one-bedroom, 1,108-square-foot pad on the building's 43rd floor, which is asking $2.99 million, or about $2,694 per square foot. Monthly common charges on the apartment are estimated to be $881, and a buyer will also be looking at $2,245 per month in property taxes." For the complete article, click here.

"Securities Training Corporation Leads New Deals at 123 William Street,"
Commercial Observer, 7/9/14. "Securities Training Corporation has signed a long-term, 32,356-square-foot lease at 123 William Street," according to the Commercial Observer. "The tenant, which provides securities licensing preparation courses, will relocate from 17 Battery Place and occupy a portion of the sixth and the entire seventh floor of the Lower Manhattan building. The company, founded in 1969, also operates locations in Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, South Florida and London." For the complete article, click here.

The newly opened Battery Park path.
(Photo: Battery Conservancy)
More access to Battery Park: Construction fences and blocked pathways have dominated Battery Park ever since Superstorm Sandy came ashore on Oct. 29, 2012. Among other repairs affecting the 25-acre park, the MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority) has some work to do on the ruined South Ferry subway station. That is expected to take a couple of years. There's also the matter of the bikeway that runs along the east side of the park and along Battery Place and the Town Green on the north - all still a work in progress. However, there is some good news. "Yesterday afternoon, we opened a new path from State Street to Castle Clinton," said Nicole Brownstein, a spokesperson for The Battery Conservancy, a non-profit organization that raises money for the park and spearheads many of its projects. "This path, which begins next to the 4/5 train stop, winds along the eastern side of the Battery Oval and leads straight to Castle Clinton," said Brownstein. She said that the Conservancy was "very excited" about it and that visitors were already using it.

"Tribeca's Sky Lofts Penthouse Returns, Bumps Ask to $48M,", 7/8/14. "When the two-story glass box atop Tribeca's Sky Lofts conversion-with four beds and 4.5 baths over 7,500 square feet, plus a 4,500-square-foot wraparound terrace-first hit the market in 2011, asking $45 million, its asking price made it downtown's most expensive apartment," says "With exterior design credentials from James Carpenter Design Associates, a firm that also worked on 7 World Trade Center, the penthouse returned one year later with $3M tacked onto the ask." Then it was taken off the market for a year. Now the property at 145 Hudson St. is again listed, this time at $48 million. For the complete article, with photos, click here.

Battery Park City PEP at work: Battery Park City's Parks Enforcement Patrol (PEP) keeps an eye on BPC's 36 acres of parks and gardens, doing such things as issuing summons for alcohol use, reprimanding and sometimes ticketing bicycle riders who are hightailing it down the pedestrian paths, quelling "disorderly behavior" and sending for emergency medical services when necessary. In addition, they try to prevent thefts.

At the July meeting of Community Board 1's Battery Park City Committee, Sgt. Phuchong Srisuro said there had been a spate of thefts at the BPC ball fields. "People should not leave their backpacks unattended," he advised.

He also described a recent intervention in Rockefeller Park. Two PEP officers responded to a call that a woman was trying to commit suicide by jumping into the Hudson River. "Literally, her husband was holding on to her," Srisuro said. "My officer, Officer Johnson, talked the woman back to the other side of the railing." The husband and wife were arguing, according to Srisuro. Officer Johnson held onto the woman until the NYPD arrived. They classified the woman as an "emotionally disturbed person" and took her to Bellevue. The two PEP officers who had helped to save the woman were given a Life-Saving Award by the Parks Department. (The PEP officers are employees of the city's Dept. of Parks, though the Battery Park City Authority pays their salaries.)

Sgt. Srisuro said that the Battery Park City PEP are on duty 24 hours a day. To reach the Parks Enforcement Patrol, call (212) 417-3100.

Classes at the Community Center at Stuyvesant High School: Register now for yoga, summer tennis and babysitter's training classes at the Stuyvesant High School Community Center, 345 Chambers St. Babysitter's training is a two-day course for 11 to 15 year olds, run by the American Red Cross and offered on July 17 and 18 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Graduates receive a certificate. Space is limited. $100; $75 (Community Center members). Yoga classes are offered on Mondays from July 28 to Sept. 22, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The instructor, Molly Heron, has practiced Hatha Yoga for more than 25 years and teaches at the Integral Yoga Institute in Greenwich Village. $144; $128 (Community Center members); $20, (drop ins). Summer tennis is for 8 to 14 year olds at all levels of experience and ability. The course runs from July 21 to Aug. 8 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. $450 (for nine sessions); $60 (drop ins). For more information or to register, call (646) 210-4292. Click here for more information.

Downtown on the water

The Waterfront Museum Barge. (Photos: Terese Loeb Kreuzer)
The Waterfront Museum Barge, recently glimpsed in Lower Manhattan at the North River Historic Ship Festival, is back in its usual berth in Red Hook, Brooklyn but those who were captivated by its funky charm (plus those who missed it) can take a New York Water Taxi from Lower Manhattan to Red Hook and get another dose of maritime history spiced with music and vaudeville-style entertainment.

The barge is 100 years old this year. It was built as Lehigh Valley No. 79 for the Lehigh Valley Railroad to carry goods between the railroad terminus in New Jersey and Manhattan. It is the only surviving all-wooden example of the Hudson River Railroad Barge from the Lighterage Age (1860-1960) that remains afloat and accessible to the general public. Before the shift to containerization, heavy cargo was shifted to barges like this one for short-distance transport.

Ships' bells on the Waterfront Museum Barge.
David Sharps, the owner of the Waterfront Museum, has outfitted the barge with maritime memorabilia, paintings and photographs. A former juggler himself, he brings a variety of performers to the barge.

This Saturday and Sunday, July 12 and 13, and next Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20, Sharps will present "Out of the Box," a show that uses maps, historic images and puppets to tell the story of the working harbor over the last 100 years as seen through the eyes of a barge captain's daughter.

Maritime scholars and almost a dozen old-timers contributed oral histories and historical accuracy to the project. The leaders of "Out of the Box" are Deborah Kauffman, a physical actor and puppeteer, Stephen Kaplin director and puppeteer, Alma Sheppard-Matsuo, puppeteer, and David Sharps himself.
"Out of the Box" was funded in part by the NY Council for the Humanities and the Brooklyn Arts Council NYSCA Regrant Program.

Place: The Waterfront Museum Barge is docked at Pier 44 in Red Hook, near Conover Street and the Fairway Market. Show time: 3 p.m. Advance Tickets: Adults $13, kids $10. Tickets at door: Adults $15, kids $12.

For more information about this and other upcoming shows on the Waterfront Museum Barge, click here
New York Water Taxi's "Destination Red Hook" ferry is free every Saturday and Sunday through Labor Day weekend. It runs between Pier 11, Slip A, at the foot of Wall Street, and the Fairway and IKEA docks in Red Hook. For information about the ferry, click here

- Terese Loeb Kreuzer


Downtown kids
Winners of a math competition at the Lab School. Ivan Lacroix is in the center, his sister, Aixa, on the right. (Photo: The Lab School)

Battery Park City resident Gabriela Strejilevich de Loma is so proud of her children, Ivan, 13, and Aixa, 11. Both of them won medals at the New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies for their proficiency in math. Ivan (in the center of the picture, wearing a gray shirt) just graduated from the school at 333 W. 17th St. and will be entering the Bronx High School of Science in the fall. Aixa (on the right in a green shirt) just graduated from the 6th grade at the Lab School.

The family is originally from Argentina. They came to Battery Park City when Ivan was less than two years old. Aixa was born in New York City.

Strejilevich de Loma said that she was "really proud" that Ivan had been accepted at the Bronx High School of Science. "He studied a lot to do it," she said. "Around 30,000 kids took the exam for around 700 seats."

She thinks that his participation in the Math Club and in math games at the Lab School helped him. Next it will be Aixa's turn "to face the test and see which school she can get," said Strejilevich de Loma.  "Every year is more competitive and more difficult."


The Jade Hotel is slated to open at 33 Peck Slip on the site of the former Best Western Seaport Inn, and has applied to CB1's Landmarks Committee for approval of a proposed storefront renovation. (Photo: Terese Loeb Kreuzer)

Community Board 1 meetings are held at 49-51 Chambers St., Room 709, starting at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Bring photo ID to enter the building. All are welcome to attend.

July 10: Landmarks Committee
* 33 Peck Slip, application for storefront renovation - Resolution
* 233 Water St., application for façade alternation - Resolution
* Governors Island Bldg 301 facade alteration - Resolution
* 319 Broadway, application to amend previous LPC approval of awning - Resolution
* 62 Beach St., application for penthouse alteration - Resolution
* 35 Walker St., application for facade renovation - Resolution

CALENDAR: Week of July 7
Betsy Lewin, a visitor to the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's exhibit on Governors Island about choreographer Trisha Brown's early career, was inspired by videos of Brown to imitate some of her motions. The exhibit will be up through Sept. 28.
(Photo: Terese Loeb Kreuzer)
July 10: The Battery Park City Parks Conservancy's annual River and Blues Festival kicks off with the Christian Scott Quintet. Scott, born in New Orleans, plays trumpet, cornet, flugelhorn and soprano trombone. He is a composer as well as a performer. Place: Wagner Park in Battery Park City. Time: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free. For more information, click here.

July 11: Every Friday through Aug. 22, join a master drummer in Battery Park City's Wagner Park for Sunset Jams on the Hudson. Improvise on African, Caribbean and Latin rhythms. Drums provided, or bring your own. Place: Wagner Park. Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free. For more information, click here.

July 12: City of Water Day, sponsored by the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance, takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Governors Island, in Hoboken's Maxwell Place Park and in neighborhoods throughout New York City, Yonkers and New Jersey. For more information on City of Water Day, click here. On Pier 25 at North Moore Street in Tribeca, the lighthouse tender, Lilac, which is moored there and open for tours through mid-October, will be joined by the schooner A. J. Meerwald, the tug Pegasus and the fireboat John J. Harvey, which will offer free boat rides. In addition, the FDNY fireboat Three Forty Three and the schooner Sherman Zwicker will be open for tours. The LILAC will offer marine knot-tying demonstrations. Hudson River Park educators will give fishing lessons on the pier.

July 12: The Battery Park City Parks Conservancy presents a West Indian Family Dance. Mane Kadang performs music from Senegal, Guinea and the Ivory Coast with dances led by the Kotchegna Dance Company. Dance or just listen! For all ages. No partners or experience necessary. Place: Esplanade Plaze (on the Hudson River at Liberty Street). Time: 6:30 pm. to 8 p.m. Free. For more information, click here.

July 13: Create a linoleum block print at Bowne Printers' "Block Party." In this three-hour workshop, printer Ali Osborn teaches the basics of carving and printing linoleum blocks. Arrive with a couple of ideas for images and learn how to transfer them to linoleum and carve a design.  After inking and printing each design by hand, all of the blocks will be locked up on Bowne Printers' vintage Vandercook press and Osborn will pull a composite print. Each student will go home with their block, individual prints, and one limited edition poster of everyone's prints together. All materials are supplied. Registration is required. Suitable for apprentices 12 & up. Place: 211 Water St. Time: 2 p.m to 5 p.m. Fee: $50;  $45 (South Street Seaport Museum members). There is a $15, non-refundable materials fee. E-mail or call (646)-628-2707 to reserve your spot.  

Ongoing: "Tugboats: Workhorses of New York Harbor," photographs by John Skelson, are on exhibit aboard the Lilac, a historic lighthouse tender docked at Pier 25, through July 31. Skelson's photographs document the powerful and colorful array of tugs that keep our harbor working. The Lilac is open 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursdays and 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. For more information about the Lilac, click here.

Ongoing: An exhibit in the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's arts center on Governors Island examines a pivotal time in Trisha Brown's early career as an artist and choreographer, as well as a particularly fertile moment for artistic production in New York City. With videos, photographs and installations, "Trisha Brown: Embodied Practice and Site-Specificity" highlights Brown's community of performers and artists, and the Lower Manhattan in which they lived and created. The exhibit shows Brown's investigation of simple movements such as walking or dressing, and the built environment, specifically through performances that took place on buildings inside and out, museum walls, parks, cobblestone streets, and other non-traditional performance spaces. 
The exhibition also bridges the transition in Brown's practice from site- and gallery-based work to proscenium stage work, for which she became well-known throughout the 1980s and beyond. Through Sept. 28. Times: Fridays and Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. For more information, click here.

Ongoing: Poets House presents its 22nd annual showcase, a free exhibit featuring all of the new poetry books and poetry-related texts published in the United States in a single year from over 650 commercial, university, and independent presses. Through Aug. 16. Place: 10 River Terrace. Free. For more information, click here.

Ongoing: "From Drills to Drums: Civil War Life on Governors Island." A program for kids, who will see first hand the lives of soldiers, civilians and prisoners on the island in the 19th century. No tickets or reservations required, but large school or day camp groups should call (212) 825-3045. Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Place: Governors Island. Time: 10:20 a.m. Also at 11:20 a.m. Free.

Ongoing: Hike Through History. The most comprehensive tour of Governors Island National Monument takes in nearly every highlight in the historic district. No tickets or reservations required. Visitors should be prepared to stand for a full 90 minutes and walk a distance of about 1.5 miles. Wednesdays to Sundays. Place: Governors Island. Meet at Soissons Dock. Time: 2 p.m. For more information, click here.
Ongoing: "A Town Known as Auschwitz" is an exhibit of photographs at the Museum of Jewish Heritage tracing the history of a town called "Oswiecim" in what is now Poland, where Jews and non-Jews lived side by side for centuries. When German forces occupied the town in September 1939, they renamed it "Auschwitz" and established a concentration and death camp there. More than 1 million people died at Auschwitz, including 90 percent of the town's Jews. The museum is at 36 Battery Place. For information the exhibit, click here. For information on the museum's hours and admission fees, click here.
Ongoing: Poets House in Battery Park City presents "A Painter and His Poets," the first major retrospective show of George Schneeman's collaborative paintings, collages, prints, and books, with portraits of his poet friends, spanning 40 years. "A sort of utopia in the visual field filled with pleasure, quickness and wit" is how Schneeman himself described his collaborative work with poets. Exhibition on view through Saturday, Sept. 20, during regular Poets House hours. Place: 10 River Terrace. Free. For information about Poets House, click here.

Ongoing: The South Street Seaport Museum's lightship Ambrose and its barque Peking welcome visitors Wednesdays to Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Pier 16 (on the East River at Fulton Street). The Ambrose, launched in 1908,  once guided large ships through the Ambrose Channel into New York harbor. Peking was launched in Hamburg, Germany in 1911, one of the last commercial sailing ships ever built. She was used to carry goods from Europe to South America and to return to Europe with nitrate. The museum's Visitors Services associates explain all of the fascinating details of the ships and their relevance to the history of New York as a port city. Cost: $12 (adults); $8 (students, 12-24 and seniors); $5 (children 2-11); under 2, free. To buy tickets, click here.

Ongoing: "Defining Lines: Maps from the 1700s and early 1800s" at the Fraunces Tavern
Museum. Twenty-seven maps provide a perspective on the evolving nation's place in history. A map from 1804, never before exhibited, shows the U.S. postal routes. Place: 54 Pearl St. Time: Noon to 5 p.m., daily. Admission fees: $7; $4 (seniors, students with ID, children, 6 to 8 years old. Children, 5 and under, free. Active military with ID, free. For more information, click here.
Ongoing: The National Museum of the American Indian is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with free admission. It offers free films, docent-led tours of its exhibitions and tours of its premises, the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, designed by Cass Gilbert. The building, which was completed in 1907, is a National Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. One Bowling Green. Phone: (212) 514-3700. For the museum's calendar, click here.

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