Designed by Edward Lippincott Tilton and William Alciphron Boring
Over one hundred million Americans are able to trace their ancestry to a man, woman or child, whose names are recorded in the great registry room on Ellis Island.
The building opened in December 1900 built of red brick with limestone trim. This was one of the first federal buildings to be designed by a private architect, rather than those directly employed by the government.
Ellis Island, New York
12″w x 8″h x 6″d