Navy Yard

Bonus photos of the Naval Annex at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

July 22, 2015 By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle
This mysterious marble building at the edge of the Brooklyn Navy Yard was America's first Naval hospital. Eagle photos by Rob Abruzzese

Age has its charms — if you’re a historic building.

What could be more alluring than the mysterious pre-Civil War hospital at the edge of the Brooklyn Navy Yard?

It’s a bit decrepit, which just adds to its glamor.

The other day, we went with David Ehrenberg, the president and CEO of Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp., to look at the grand, colonnaded hospital and its companion buildings at the Naval Annex, as this part of the famed former shipbuilding complex is called.

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The Tuckahoe marble building was America’s first Naval hospital.

Our colleague Rob Abruzzese took intriguing photos of the Naval Annex, which we want you to see.



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