Gracie Mansion (Archibald Gracie House)

Gracie Mansion Conservancy


Built 1808, restored in 1936, additional alterations in the 60s and 80s. Gracie Mansion, the official residence of the Mayor of the City of New York since 1942, sits in Carl Schurz Park, which runs along the E. River from 84th to 90th Sts. Originally a remote country residence, renovations in the 60s and 80s provided amenities that allowed the house to function as an executive mansion. The house is open to the public on a restricted basis.

Constructed, 1799
Converted, 1924
Converted, 1936
Converted, 1942
Addition, 1966
Restoration, 2003


1966- The fireplace mantle where Hamilton died in front of, was moved to Gracie Mansion as a centerpiece of the Susan B. Wagner Room where the mayor holds press conferences and social gatherings.

Related Sites
Museum of the City of New York-The Museum of the City of New York was originally housed here.
Horn's Hook Fort- The abandoned fortifications at Horn's Hook were leveled in 1794 to make way for the building of Gracie Mansion by Archibald Gracie.

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