CHRISTIANSTED -- Government House on St. Croix reopened its doors
this summer, following a six-year restoration project.
Constructed in 1742, the canary-yellow landmark structure with
forest green trim has been updated with air conditioning, elevators
and motion-activated lighting.
The refurbished building provides working quarters for the
governor, lieutenant governor and various agencies.
The second floor is home to the Hall of Mirrors ballroom, with
colonial-era mirrors, polished mahogany floors and foyers that run
the length of the historic building.
A colonial-era kitchen on the same floor has been restored as a
The third floor provides living quarters for the governor when
he works from St. Croix.
(The official political capital of the U.S. Virgin Islands is
located in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, where the governor also
has an official residence.)
St. Croix's Government House
Phone: (340) 713-9807
U.S. Virgin Islands
Phone: (800) 372-USVI