Fort Totten Officers' Club

Fort Totten Officers' Club, also known as the Castle, is a historic clubhouse located at Fort Totten in Bayside, Queens, New York. It was built in the 1870s and expanded to its present size in 1887. It is a large Late Gothic Revival style building. It is a two-story, rectangular frame building with a projecting central tower pavilion and sheathed in clapboard. It features identical, polygonal, three story towers and a wood parapet surrounding the roofline.[2]

Fort Totten Officers' Club
Fort Totten Officers' Club, April 2009
LocationTotten and Murray Aves., New York, New York
Coordinates40°47′32″N 73°46′41″W
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built1870
Architectural styleGothic Revival, Late Gothic Revival
NRHP reference #86000446 [1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPMarch 17, 1986
Designated NYCLSeptember 24, 1974

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]

Bayside Historical Society

The Castle is now home to the Bayside Historical Society, which focuses on the area's history. Exhibits include Bayside and Queens history and culture, as well as the building's history.

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