Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site
is a recreated brownstone at 28 East 20th Street, between Broadway
and Park Avenue South, in Manhattan
, New York City
.The house that originally stood on the site was built in 1848, and was bought by the Roosevelts in 1854.Theodore Roosevelt was born there on October 27, 1858, and lived in the house with his family.It now serves as a museum dedicated to the life and contributions of the 26th President of the United States
. There is no entrance fee to the house or the museum.The three-story brownstone house features a mansard roof, and a high stoop above the basement. The hooded moldings above the windows and doorway are in the Gothic Revival style.