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Commanding Officer's Quarters, Fort Totten

This Colonial Revival style building, overlooking the Parade Grounds, was a single family home which served as the Commanding Officer's Quarters until 1995. Constructed in 1909, it is a T-Shaped, 2 1/2 story brick building featuring a slate roof and gabled portico with Tuscan columns that support a massive entablature and pediment.

In 1926 an enclosed porch was constructed on the east side of the facade after a fire severely damaged the interior of the home.

The building to the left of the Commanding Officer's Quarters was a twin dwelling Captain's Quarters built in 1906.

Both buildings, along with many others, can be seen in historic Fort Totten Park today.

Bayside Historical Society
208 Totten Avenue

Fort Totten
Bayside, NY 11359


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