First Police Precinct
100 Old Slip, Joseph and Richard Hunt (1911)

New York's first modern police station, this monumental building has the fortress-like rusticated granite walls, diminishing floor heights, evenly spaced windows and hierarchical, symmetrical composition of a Renaissance palazzo. Built 60 years after India House, this sophisticated interpretation of an Italian Renaissance palazzo is the work of architects who had direct access to the buildings they copied.

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