Quarters A

Also known as: Commander's Quarters, Matthew C. Perry House, Commandant's House
Evans Street, U.S. Naval Facility, New York, New York

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Description 

As Commandant of the Navy Yard (1841-43), Commodore Matthew C. Perry occupied Quarters A, residence of the Yard's commanding officers since its construction. Perry's mission to Japan (1854) opened that country to Western trade. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 30, 1974

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 30, 1974
Reference number
74001252
Areas of significance
Military; Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Institutional housing
Current function
Institutional housing
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1825-1849
Significant years
1805; 1841; 1843
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 3

Update Log 

  • February 13, 2018: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett