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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
Function:
ca. 1902other (stable and carriage house, later a garage)
ca. 2005other (physical plant)
 

Narrative:
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.
 

References:

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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