Octagon Tower 
New York City Lunatic Asylum
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Full Address: Roosevelt Island, Manhattan, NY
Alternative Address: Roosevelt Island, located approximately opposite East 79th Street, Manhattan, NY
Year Built: 1835-39
Year Designated: 1976
Year Published: 1976
Architect: A. J. Davis; alterations, Joseph M. Dunn
Key words: Blackwell's Island, Welfare Island, asylum, hospital, institution, individual landmark
Notes:
Architectural Styles:
   Greek Revival

Files:
   View PDF (OCTAGON-TOWER.pdf)

Subjects:
   New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission Reports: Manhattan
   Manhattan Roosevelt Island
   New York Buildings