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13 South William Street

 
 
13 South William Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C., August 8, 2009
1. 13 South William Street Marker
Inscription.
Listed on the
National Historic Register,
this building was built in 1837-1839.

In 1903 architect C.P.H. Gilbert
converted it into its current
Neo-Dutch Renaissance style.

Today the building is home to
America's oldest security agency,
McRoberts Protective Agency, Inc.,
which was founded in downtown
Manhattan in 1876.

 
Location. 40° 42.272′ N, 74° 0.634′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on South William Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13 South William Street, New York NY 10004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Asser Levy’s Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Stone Street Historic District and Colonial New York Street Plan (within shouting distance of this marker); Dutch Hoog Straat (within shouting distance of this marker); First Printing Press in the Colony of New York (within shouting distance of this marker); DelMonico's Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War Veterans Memorial / Dutch City Hall Site
13 South William Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. 13 South William Street Marker
Marker is to the left of the main entrance of 13 South William Street.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Adriaen van der Donck’s Home (about 300 feet away); Stadt Huys (City Hall) (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
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