Buildings

Independence Harbor is made up of 14 buildings that serve as townhouses and condominiums.

Satellite Map View of Independence Harbor

Satellite Map View of Independence Harbor
A view from above of Independence Harbor

Where did the Fourteen Building Names Come From?

Independence Harbor is comprised of 14 separate condominium buildings that are connected by a ground level and a mezzanine, which are both used for parking.

The names of the fourteen buildings in Independence Harbor were derived from the list of the 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence signed in Congress on July 4th 1776 . In most cases one name was chosen from each of the 13 states.

The first, largest, and most famous signature is that of John Hancock, President of the Continental Congress. The youngest signer was Edward Rutledge (age 26). Benjamin Franklin (age 70) was the oldest. Two future presidents signed: John Adams (second President) and Thomas Jefferson (third President). All of which are represented by building names at Independence Harbor.

BuildingConstruction CompletedOrder of ConstructionLocationDeclaration SignerState
Adams Court199810South WatersideSamuel AdamsMassachusetts
Chase Court19905South LandsideSamuel ChaseMaryland
Ellery Court19891North LandsideWilliam ElleryRhode Island
Franklin Court19969North LandsideBenjamin FranklinDelaware
Hancock Court19892North LandsideJohn HancockMassachusetts
Jefferson Court199911North WatersideThomas JeffersonVirginia
Livingstone Court19903North LandsidePhilip LivingstonNew York
Nelson Court19904North WatersideThomas Nelson, Jr.Virginia
Penn Court19958North WatersideJohn PennNorth Carolina
Rutledge Court199912South WatersideEdward RutledgeSouth Carolina
Smith Court200013South WatersideJames SmithPennsylvania
Stockton Court200114South LandsideRichard StocktonNew Jersey
Thornton Court19916South LandsideMatthew ThorntonNew Hampshire
Williams Court19927South LandsideWilliam WilliamsConnecticut
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