• Castle Clinton National Monument

    Castle Clinton

    National Monument New York

Photos & Multimedia

Outside of Castle Garden

Find a photograph of Manhattan taken from anywhere in or near the harbor. Whether the photo was taken from a ship, helicopter, or skyscraper, you'll begin to notice that Castle Clinton National Monument is one of the most instantly recognizable landmarks in a city full of recognizable landmarks. That's not to say Castle Clinton has always looked the same. Exploring the photo galleries collected on this website will give an impression of the many faces this structure has presented to New York over the last 200 years. Also check out one of our podcasts - each explores a moment in time of this ever-changing monument.

Did You Know?

New York City Aquarium

For nearly 50 years Castle Clinton was home to the New York City Aquarium. The aquarium was designed by the famous New York architectural firm of Mckim, Meed and White.