Building Address:  55 Brown’s River Road

Section / Block / Lot:

Surveyor’s Name:  Jackie Peu-Duvallon

Survey Date:  January 2004

Building Type:  Commercial

Owner’s Name:  Sayville Marina and Park  

Building Name:  N/A

Date of Construction:  ca. 1910

Architect:  N/A

Building Dimensions:

No. of Floors:  1   

Decorative Features:  Exposed rafters

Siding Material(s):  Wood clapboard

Roof Style:  Cross gable

Roofing Material(s):  Asphalt shingle

Foundation:  Unknown

Window Style(s):  1/1 double hung replacements

No. of Entrances and Placement:  Two doors on the east elevation.

Chimneys and Placement:  None

Condition:  Good

Architectural Integrity:  High – Moderate; only the original roofing material and windows have been replaced.

Architectural Style:  Vernacular Arts and Crafts

This simple vernacular Arts and Crafts commercial building is located in front of the Great South Bay. The building stands one story and has a cross gable roof has exposed rafters, indicating an Arts and Crafts influence and putting the date of construction at the early 20th century. There are two entrances is on the east façade. The windows throughout the building are one-over-one double hung replacements.

The Wet Pants Sailing Club was formed c. 1920 and has sponsored sailing races since that time. Several members hold records in the “blue jay” category.

Source: Interview with Jessie Knapp by Nancy Solomon, August 2004.

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