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Edgewater, Station Road, Barrytown, Dutchess County, NY



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Item Title


Location
Station Road, Barrytown vicinity, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NY-5621
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-296).
Building/structure dates: 1824 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1854 subsequent work
Significance: This superb 1824 temple-fronted house with fine Federal details faces the Hudson River. Edgewater was constructed for John R. Livingston, one of ten children of Judge Robert and Margaret Beekman Livingston, also made his home along the river on land that had been part of the extensive Beekman patent, and later, the Livingston estate. Edgewater was enhanced by the addition of a library, conservatory, and outbuildings by the noted architect Alexander Jackson Davis in 1854 for his patron Robert Donaldson, Edgewater's second owner. The house is one of twenty-one contiguous estates on the east bank of the Hudson between Staatsbrug and Tivoli, New York.

Related Names
Davis, Alexander Jackson


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF GROUNDS AND HUDSON RIVER, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
2. GENERAL VIEW OF WEST (FRONT) FACADE
3. WEST(FRONT)FACADE LOOKING NORTHEAST
4. WEST AND SOUTH FACADES INCLUDING VIEW OF GROUNDS AND RIVER, LOOKING NORTH
5. NORTH AND WEST (FRONT) FACADES, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
6. WEST (FRONT) FACADE DETAIL, SHOWING COLUMNS AND CORNICE
7. WEST FRONT DOOR OF MANSION, FRENCH DOOR DETAIL
8. SOUTH FRONT OF MANSION, BAY WINDOW DETAIL
9. EAST FRONT OF ADJOINING LIBRARY, FRENCH DOOR/WINDOW
10. EAST FACADE
11. SOUTH AND EAST FACADES, LOOKING NORTHWEST
12. EAST ENTRANCE DETAIL
13. WEST(FRONT) FACADE OF ADJOINING LIBRARY
14. DETAIL, OCULUS, ADJOINING LIBRARY
15. NORTH FACADE, ADJOINING LIBRARY
16. EAST AND NORTH FACADES OF MANSION AND ADJOINING LIBRARY, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
17. ENTRANCE HALL AND STAIRS, LOOKING SOUTH
19. DINING ROOM, LOOKING SOUTH
20. RED ROOM, LOOKING NORTHWEST
23. DOORWAY,LOOKING EAST,IN LIVING ROOM


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