Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


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Institution Name: Manhattanville College
Original/Historic Place Name: Stable/Coach House Complex
Location on Campus:
Date(s) of Construction:
ca. 1902original construction Mead, William Rutherford
Designer: William Rutherford Mead
Type of Place: Building group
Style: Colonial revival, Other (Glossary)
Significance: architecture
Narrative: see below
References: see below
ca. 1902other (stable and carriage house, later a garage)
ca. 2005other (physical plant)

Designed by William Rutherfod Mead with suggestions from Whitelaw Reid, the Carriage House features a Georgian facade, rear courtyard, eyebow dormer and bull's eye window. It is built of uncoursed rubble stone quarried on the estate. Architectural details are echoed in the farmhouse.


Braisted, Gayl Maxwell. "The Gentleman Farmers of the Gilded Age." M. A. thesis, Manhattanville College, 1993.

Gold, Anne. Ophir Farm and Manhattanville College. Purchase, NY: Manhattanville College, 2005.


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