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Greek Revival. 

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016 17 West 16th St. 021 Cushman Row 024 437-459 West 24th St 003 3 and 4 Gramercy Park West. 005 Brotherhood Synagogue
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009 Friends Meeting house 011 326, 328 and 330 East 18th St. 019 1-3 Washington Square North   024 18 West 11th St. 045 The Row
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008-Mariner’s Temple. 021-St. Mark’s in the Bowery Church 026-LaGrange Terrace (Colonnade Row) 050 FEDERAL HALL 009 Charlton- King- Vandam Historic District

The Greek Revival dominated American architecture during the period 1818-1850. It was the first truly national style in the United States, found in all regions of the country. The popularity of the style was due to strong associations with classical tradition and democracy. The Greek Revival was very adapatable, and permeated all levels of building, from high to low.

The product of both political and aesthetic interests. The Greek Revolution made Greece independent of the Turks (the Ottoman Empire) in the 1820s. The newly won independence recalled, to fascinated American intellectuals, the patrician democracy of ancient Greece and its elegant architecture, created more than 400 years before the birth of Christ. In America, classical columns and orders were used mostly for decoration, often at entrance doorways in otherwise simply designed row houses. Whole buildings, however, are sometimes recalled: Sailor’s Snuh Harbor in Staten Island and Federal Hall National Memorial on Wall Street are reincarnations of great Greek temples.