Fort Totten Officers' Club

Fort Totten Officers' Club

Fort Totten Officers' Club, April 2009
Location Totten and Murray Aves., New York, New York
Coordinates 40°47′32″N 73°46′41″W / 40.79222°N 73.77806°W / 40.79222; -73.77806Coordinates: 40°47′32″N 73°46′41″W / 40.79222°N 73.77806°W / 40.79222; -73.77806
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1870
Architectural style Gothic Revival, Late Gothic Revival
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Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 17, 1986
Designated NYCL September 24, 1974

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]

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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