Building Address: 55 Brown’s River Road
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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
No. of Floors: 1
Decorative Features: Exposed rafters
Siding Material(s): Wood clapboard
Roof Style: Cross gable
Roofing Material(s): Asphalt shingle
Window Style(s): 1/1 double hung replacements
No. of Entrances and Placement: Two doors on the east elevation.
Chimneys and Placement: None
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.