Seaman Cottage designated a landmark

Seaman Cottage in Staten Island moved to Historic Richmond. Photo: LPC.


Staten Island house moved to Historic Richmond Village prior to being designated. Seaman Cottage, a two-story Greek Revival Style house constructed in 1836, which had been relocated and re-calendared by Landmarks, was designated an individual landmark on December 13, 2005. While many similar wood-framed clapboard houses were built in Staten Island during the 1830s, few well-preserved examples remain today. Slated to be destroyed, … <Read More>

Seaman Cottage re-calendared

House moved to new site in Staten Island. On July 12, 2005, Landmarks re-calendared for designation the Seaman Cottage in Staten Island. Seaman Cottage, constructed in 1836, is a two-story house in the Greek Revival Style featuring clapboard siding and complimentary window and door surrounds. Landmarks had originally calendared the item for designation on October 12, 2004 and held a public hearing on October 26, 2004, but Seaman Cottage has since been moved from its … <Read More>