There is something about this house that speaks volumes, it radiates a positive vibe. I hope it stands for a long time
State Street is a short downtown stretch with a gentle curve along Battery Park that ends at the foot of Broadway.
Today, one side is lined with glass box buildings that serve the interests of the Financial District; it’s overrun with tourist buses.
Running along the waterline of Lower Manhattan, it was the city’s most desirable mansion row.
More than 200 years later, only one of those mansions still stands: the James Watson House, built in 1793.
Like other members of the wealthy merchant class, he built himself a home befitting his status.
This was no shoddyite palazzo though. Elegant and in the fashionable Georgian style, according to the
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