New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
13 South William Street
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. Touch 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 Adriaen van der Donck’s Home (about 300 feet away); Stadt Huys (City Hall) (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
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