This map shows the nine historic districts and nearly 200 designated landmarks in Lower Manhattan. This map is just one of 14 commissioned by the Historic Districts Council along with a list of landmarks and their addresses now available on Gotham Gazette.

Lower Manhattan is the oldest part of New York and has the most landmarks of any area in the city. Although many of these sites are in the vicinity of the World Trade Center, most endured September 11 with only minor damage.

St. Paul's Chapel suffered a few broken windows, the graveyard of Trinity church was covered in ash and debris, and the American Stock Exchange, which was just several hundred feet from the World Trade Center, reopened officially on October 1, 2001.

Only two individual landmark buildings near Ground Zero sustained heavy damage on September 11.

140 West Street, an office building next to World Trade 7 building, was hit with debris and had many windows broken. The building was built in 1927 by architect Ralph Walker and commissioned by the New York City Telephone Company. The interior of the building is also a landmark with its marble walls and vaulted ceilings covered in murals depicting the evolution of communication.

The historic office building in the worst shape is 90 West Street, known as the "Little Woolworth," which was built in 1907 by architect Cass Gilbert who also built the Woolworth building on Broadway. The building suffered severe fire damage.

Both buildings are structurally sound and undergoing repair.

Other buildings in the area, such as the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church on 155 Cedar Street, were completely destroyed on September 11, but did not have official landmark status.

To be eligible for landmark status in New York City, a site must be at least 30 years old and must be granted official recognition for its "special character or special historical or aesthetic interest or value as part of the development, heritage, or cultural characteristics of the city, state, or nation" by the New York City Landmarks Commission.

For a map and list of the historic districts and landmarks in your neighborhood by City Council district, click on Searchlight, then type your address into the "Find By Address" on the right hand side and click "Submit." When you reach the district page, click on "Historic Districts and Landmarks."

Or use the "Find By Borough" map on the Searchlight homepage. Click on the desired portion of the borough map. When you reach the district page, click on "Historic Districts and Landmarks."

Note: The locations of the landmarks on the maps are not labeled or precise and the list of landmarks may not include the most up-to-date information. For more detailed maps as well the most recent information on landmarks, visit the Landmark Commission web site

Historic and Scenic Landmarks In This Area:

51 MARKET STREET HOUSE 51 MARKET ST

HAUGHWOUT, E.V., STORE 488 BROADWAY

UNITED STATES CUSTOM HOUSE 1 BOWLING GREEN

CASTLE CLINTON 0 BATTERY PARK

FRAUNCES TAVERN 54 PEARL ST

JAMES WATSON HOUSE 7 STATE ST

J.P. MORGAN & COMPANY BUILDING 1 BROAD ST

NATIONAL CITY BANK 53 WALL ST

71 PEARL STREET BUILDING 85 BROAD ST

INDIA HOUSE 2 HANOVER SQUARE

FEDERAL HALL NATIONAL MEMORIAL 28 WALL ST

TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH AND GRAVEYARD 69 TRINITY PL

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK 61 LIBERTY ST

FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK 42 MAIDEN LANE

JOHN STREET METHODIST CHURCH 44 JOHN ST

SCHERMERHORN ROW BLOCK 191 FRONT ST

SCHERMERHORN ROW BLOCK 89 SOUTH ST

SCHERMERHORN ROW BLOCK 195 FRONT ST

SCHERMERHORN ROW BLOCK 18 FULTON ST

SCHERMERHORN ROW BLOCK 16 FULTON ST

SCHERMERHORN ROW BLOCK 14 FULTON ST

SCHERMERHORN ROW BLOCK 12 FULTON ST

SCHERMERHORN ROW BLOCK 10 FULTON ST

SCHERMERHORN ROW BLOCK 8 FULTON ST

SCHERMERHORN ROW BLOCK 6 FULTON ST

SCHERMERHORN ROW BLOCK 4 FULTON ST

SCHERMERHORN ROW BLOCK 2 FULTON ST

SCHERMERHORN ROW BLOCK 92 SOUTH ST

SCHERMERHORN ROW BLOCK 91 SOUTH ST

SCHERMERHORN ROW BLOCK 167 JOHN ST

SCHERMERHORN ROW BLOCK 165 JOHN ST

SCHERMERHORN ROW BLOCK 159 JOHN ST

SCHERMERHORN ROW BLOCK 189 FRONT ST

170-176 JOHN STREET BUILDING 174 JOHN ST

ST. PAUL'S (EPISCOPAL) CHAPEL AND GRAVEYARD 211 BROADWAY

NEW YORK COUNTY LAWYERS ASSOCIATION BUILDING 14 VESEY ST

NEW YORK EVENING POST BUILDING 24 VESEY ST

ST. PETER'S R.C. CHURCH 18 BARCLAY ST

MUNICIPAL BUILDING 1 CENTRE ST

CITY HALL CITY HALL PARK

HALL OF RECORDS/SURROGATE'S COURT BUILDING 31 CHAMBERS ST

NEW YORK COUNTY COURTHOUSE 500 PEARL ST

EDWARD MOONEY HOUSE 18 BOWERY

CHURCH OF THE TRANSFIGURATION 31 MOTT ST

FIRE ENGINE COMPANY NO. 31 91 LAFAYETTE ST

ST. AUGUSTINE'S CHAPEL/ST. AUGUSTINE'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 333 MADISON ST

FIRST SHEARITH ISRAEL GRAVEYARD 55 ST JAMES PL

ST. JAMES R.C. CHURCH 30 JAMES ST

MARINERS TEMPLE (BAPTIST) 12 OLIVER ST

SEA AND LAND CHURCH 61 HENRY ST

HENRY STREET SETTLEMENT (NO. 263) 263 HENRY ST

HENRY STREET SETTLEMENT (NO. 265) 265 HENRY ST

HENRY STREET SETTLEMENT (NO. 267) 267 HENRY ST

BIALYSTOKER SYNAGOGUE 13 WILLETT ST

BOWERY SAVINGS BANK 130 BOWERY

ST. PATRICK'S R.C. OLD CATHEDRAL COMPLEX 32 PRINCE ST

ST. PATRICK'S R.C. OLD CATHEDRAL COMPLEX 260 MULBERRY ST

BOUWERIE LANE THEATRE 330 BOWERY

376-380 LAFAYETTE STREET BUILDING 6 GREAT JONES ST

JUDSON MEMORIAL CHURCH 55 WASHINGTON SQ SOUTH

JUDSON MEMORIAL HALL 53 WASHINGTON SQUARE SO

NEW YORK CITY MARBLE CEMETERY 52 E 2 ST

FIRE ENGINE COMPANY NO. 33 42 GREAT JONES ST

GOVERNORS ISLAND (CASTLE WILLIAMS) GOVERNORS ISLAND

GOVERNORS ISLAND (FORT JAY) GOVERNORS ISLAND

GOVERNORS ISLAND (BLOCK HOUSE) GOVERNORS ISLAND

GOVERNORS ISLAND (GOVERNOR'S HOUSE) GOVERNORS ISLAND

GOVERNORS ISLAND (ADMIRAL'S HOUSE) GOVERNORS ISLAND

WHITEHALL FERRY TERMINAL/ BATTERY MARITIME BUILDING 11 SOUTH ST

BOWLING GREEN FENCE BOWLING GREEN PARK

HARRISON STREET HOUSES 27A HARRISON ST

HARRISON STREET HOUSES 27 HARRISON ST

HARRISON STREET HOUSES 25 HARRISON ST

HARRISON STREET HOUSES (WILSON HUNT HOUSE) 41 HARRISON ST

HARRISON STREET HOUSES (JOSEPH RANDOLPH HOUSE) 39 HARRISON ST

HARRISON STREET HOUSES (WILLIAM B. NICHOLS HOUSE 37 HARRISON ST

HARRISON STREET HOUSES (SARAH R. LAMBERT HOUSE) 29 HARRISON ST

HARRISON STREET HOUSES (JACOB RUCKLE HOUSE) 31 HARRISON ST

HARRISON STREET HOUSES (EBENEZER MILLER HOUSE) 33 HARRISON ST

STEPHEN VAN RENSSELAER HOUSE 149 MULBERRY ST

75 MURRAY STREET BUILDING 75 MURRAY ST

BETH HAMEDRASH HAGODOL SYNAGOGUE 62 NORFOLK ST

BATTERY PARK CONTROL HOUSE BATTERY PL

FIRST HOUSES 114 E 3 ST

85 LEONARD STREET BUILDING 85 LEONARD ST

BAYARD-CONDICT BUILDING 67 BLEECKER ST

UNITED STATES COURTHOUSE 40 CENTRE ST

MANHATTAN BRIDGE APPROACH CANAL ST

PIER A BATTERY PARK

STATUE OF LIBERTY NATIONAL MONUMENT LIBERTY ISLAND

FOURTEENTH WARD INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL 256 MOTT ST

ST. PATRICK'S R.C. OLD CATHEDRAL COMPLEX (CHANCERY OFFICE) 266 MULBERRY ST

POLICE PRECINCT: FIRST STATION HOUSE 100 OLD SLIP

FLEMING SMITH WAREHOUSE 453 WASHINGTON ST

NEW YORK CITY POLICE HEADQUARTERS 240 CENTRE ST

NO. 8 THOMAS STREET BUILDING 8 THOMAS ST

ROBBINS AND APPLETON BUILDING 1 BOND ST

ELDRIDGE STREET SYNAGOGUE 12 ELDRIDGE ST

CARY BUILDING 107 CHAMBERS ST

BROADWAY BUILDING (NO. 361-363) 361 BROADWAY

PUCK BUILDING 39 E HOUSTON ST

STREET PLAN OF NEW AMSTERDAM AND COLONIAL NEW YORK LOWER MANHATTAN

LIBERTY TOWER 55 LIBERTY ST

WOOLWORTH BUILDING 5 BARCLAY ST

ODD FELLOWS HALL 228 CENTRE ST

FORWARD BUILDING 175 EAST BROADWAY

NEW YORK COUNTY COURTHOUSE (TWEED COURTHOUSE) 34 CHAMBERS ST

EMIGRANT INDUSTRIAL SAVINGS BANK BUILDING 47 CHAMBERS ST

SUN BUILDING 280 BROADWAY

254-260 CANAL STREET BUILDING 260 CANAL ST

NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY BUILDING 114 LEONARD ST

NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE 11 WALL ST

TRINITY BUILDING 111 BROADWAY

UNITED STATES REALTY BUILDING 115 BROADWAY

90-94 MAIDEN LANE BUILDING 90 MAIDEN LANE

BROADWAY BUILDING (NO. 287) 287 BROADWAY

BROADWAY BUILDING (NO. 319) 319 BROADWAY

55 WHITE STREET BUILDING 55 WHITE ST

ENGINE CO. 7/LADDER CO. 1 FIRE HOUSE 100 DUANE ST

175 WEST BROADWAY BUILDING 175 WEST BROADWAY

BARCLAY-VESEY BUILDING 98 BARCLAY ST

LONG DISTANCE BUILDING OF THE AMERICAN TELEPHONE 16 WALKER ST

WESTERN UNION BUILDING 60 HUDSON ST

(FORMER) HOME LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY BUILDING 253 BROADWAY

BROADWAY CHAMBERS BUILDING 273 BROADWAY

BROADWAY BUILDING (NO. 359) 359 BROADWAY

AHRENS BUILDING 74 LAFAYETTE ST

INTERNATIONAL MERCANTILE MARINE COMPANY BUILDING 1 BROADWAY

BOWLING GREEN OFFICES BUILDING 9 GREENWICH ST

CUNARD BUILDING 21 GREENWICH ST

STANDARD OIL BUILDING 81 NEW ST

AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY BUILDING 47 TRINITY PL

EMPIRE BUILDING 53 TRINITY PL

AMERICAN SURETY BUILDING 3 PINE ST

EQUITABLE BUILDING 6 PINE ST

MANHATTAN COMPANY BUILDING 31 PINE ST

BENNETT BUILDING 28 ANN ST

CITY BANK-FARMERS TRUST CO. BUILDING 26 WILLIAM ST

BEAVER BUILDING, LATER NEW YORK COCOA EXCHANGE BUILDING 131 PEARL ST

J. & W. SELIGMAN & CO. BUILDING, LATER LEHMAN BROTHERS 1 SOUTH WILLIAM ST

DELMONICO'S BUILDING 56 BEAVER ST

POTTER BUILDING 36 PARK ROW

BANKERS TRUST COMPANY BUILDING 11 NASSAU ST

DOWN TOWN ASSOCIATION BUILDING 60 PINE ST

56-58 PINE STREET BUILDING 58 PINE ST

AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY OFFICE BUILDING 70 BROAD ST

PIKE STREET SYNAGOGUE (CONGREGATION SONS OF ISRAEL KALWARIE) 13 PIKE STREET

TEMPLE COURT AND ANNEX 123 NASSAU ST

WEST STREET BUILDING 136 CEDAR ST

FIRE ENGINE CO. 55 STATION HOUSE 363 BROOME ST

GREENWICH STREET (NO. 480)/CANAL STREET (NO. 502) HOUSE 480 GREENWICH ST

CANAL STREET (NO. 504) HOUSE 504 CANAL ST

CANAL STREET (NO. 506) HOUSE 506 CANAL ST

CANAL STREET (NO. 508) HOUSE 508 CANAL ST

EAST BROADWAY (NO. 281) HOUSE 281 EAST BROADWAY

21 WEST STREET BUILDING 21 MORRIS ST

PARK ROW BUILDING 15 PARK ROW

BANK OF NEW YORK & TRUST CO. BUILDING (FORMER) 50 WALL ST

YOUNG MEN'S INSTITUTE BUILDING OF THE YMCA 222 BOWERY

1 WALL STREET BUILDING (IRVING TRUST CO.) 76 BROADWAY

NEW YORK TIMES BUILDING (NOW PACE UNIVERSITY) 151 NASSAU ST

AMERICAN TRACT SOCIETY BUILDING 6 SPRUCE ST

WHITEHALL BUILDING 9 WEST ST

SWIFT, SEAMAN & CO. BUILDING 52 WARREN ST

BROAD EXCHANGE BUILDING 25 BROAD ST

DOWNTOWN ATHLETIC CLUB 32 WASHINGTON ST

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY, CHATHAM SQUARE BRANCH 31 EAST BROADWAY

WOODS MERCANTILE BUILDINGS multi WHITE ST

100 LAFAYETTE STREET BUILDING, NOW AVILDSEN BUILDING 96 LAFAYETTE ST

FEDERAL HALL NATIONAL MEMORIAL 28 WALL ST

CITY HALL CITY HALL PARK

HALL OF RECORDS 31 CHAMBERS ST

UNITED STATES CUSTOM HOUSE 1 BOWLING GREEN

WOOLWORTH BUILDING 233 BROADWAY

NEW YORK COUNTY COURTHOUSE (TWEED COURTHOUSE) 52 CHAMBERS ST

EMIGRANT INDUSTRIAL SAVINGS BANK BUILDING 51 CHAMBERS ST

NEW YORK COUNTY COURTHOUSE 60 CENTRE ST

NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY BUILDING 346 BROADWAY

BARCLAY-VESEY BUILDING 140 WEST ST

LONG DISTANCE BUILDING OF THE AMERICAN TELEPHONE 28 WALKER ST

WESTERN UNION BUILDING 60 HUDSON ST

ELLIS ISLAND MAIN BUILDING ELLIS ISLAND

BOWERY SAVINGS BANK 130 BOWERY

CUNARD BUILDING 25 BROADWAY

NATIONAL CITY BANK (FORMER) 55 WALL ST

INTERBOROUGH RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM: STATIONS CITY HALL PARK

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