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Villa Lewaro, North Broadway, Irvington, Westchester County, NY



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B&W Photos

HB914597
View Of East Elevation

HB914598
Detail Of Portico (east Side)


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Item Title


Location
North Broadway, Irvington, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NY-5618
Building/structure dates: 1918 initial construction
National Register Number: 76001289
Significance: Villa Lewaro derives dual significance for both it architect and original owner. The former, Vertner Woodson Tandy, was New York's first licensed black architect. This building is known as his best work. The latter, Madame C.J. Walker, was a pioneer black businesswoman who became wealthy in the cosmetics industry.

Related Names
Tandy, Vertner


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF EAST ELEVATION
2. DETAIL OF PORTICO (EAST SIDE)


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