Danish Customs House
The Customs House is linked in other ways to the historic structures. Most have been neoclassical architecture modified for the tropics. Note the louvered windows to regulate light and air flow, the outer shutters, for hurricane protection and the second floor awnings on sun-facing walls. The architecture reflects cultural life and mix of European and island styles.
Location. 17° 44.802′ N, 64° 42.15′ W. Marker is in Christansted, Virgin Islands, in St Croix. Marker is on Hospital Street. Touch for map. This marker is on the grounds of the Christiansted National Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Christiansted VI 00820, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Steeple Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Christiansvaern (within shouting distance of this marker); Christiansted Wharf (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 12 King Street
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