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List of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Poughkeepsie, New York

This is intended to be a complete list of properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the city and town of Poughkeepsie, New York, including the hamlet of New Hamburg. The locations of National Register properties and districts (at least for all showing latitude and longitude coordinates below) may be seen in an online map by clicking on "Map of all coordinates".

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.


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Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Academy Street Historic District
Academy Street Historic District
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001117)
Academy St. between Livingston and Montgomery Sts.
Poughkeepsie First planned neighborhood in city; many Victorian-era homes.
2 Adriance Memorial Library
Adriance Memorial Library
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001118)
93 Market St.
Poughkeepsie City's first library building in 1897
3 Amrita Club
Amrita Club
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001119)
170 Church St.
Poughkeepsie Home of city's most prestigious club, built in 1922, is one of only two brick Colonial Revival non-residential buildings in city
4 F.R. Bain House Upload image
02016-02-02February 2, 2016
(#15001023)
57 Montgomery St.
Coordinates missing
Poughkeepsie Intact Queen Anne house built for local developer in 1888
5 Balding Avenue Historic District
Balding Avenue Historic District
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001120)
Balding Ave. between Mansion and Marshall Sts.
Poughkeepsie Late 19th century middle-class neighborhood just north of downtown
6 Barrett House
Barrett House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001122)
55 Noxon St.
Poughkeepsie 1835 Greek Revival home which belonged to local artist, Thomas Barrett. Now a local arts center bearing his name.
7 O. H. Booth Hose Company
O. H. Booth Hose Company
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001123)
532 Main St.
Poughkeepsie Second-story arched window is unusual in 1908 firehouse
8 Boughton/Haight House
Boughton/Haight House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001124)
73-75 S. Hamilton St.
Poughkeepsie
9 Abraham Brower House
Abraham Brower House
01987-02-27February 27, 1987
(#87000116)
2 Water St.
New Hamburg Intact vernacular Greek Revival mid-19th century home of early resident
10 Adolph Brower House
Adolph Brower House
01987-02-27February 27, 1987
(#87000114)
1 Water St.
New Hamburg Intact vernacular Greek Revival mid-19th century home of early lime quarry owner
11 Building at 73 Mansion St.
Building at 73 Mansion St.
01997-06-04June 4, 1997
(#97000531)
73 Mansion St.
Poughkeepsie 1890 Queen Anne built by local real estate attorney
12 Cedarcliff Gatehouse
Cedarcliff Gatehouse
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001125)
66 Ferris Lane
Poughkeepsie Historic gatehouse built about 1845
13 Church of the Holy Comforter
Church of the Holy Comforter
01972-04-13April 13, 1972
(#72000831)
13 Davies St.
Poughkeepsie Richard Upjohn-designed church; landmark of city to traffic on US 9
14 Church Street Row
Church Street Row
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001126)
Church St. from Academy to Hamilton St.
Poughkeepsie Largest group of 19th-century brick residences in city
15 Clark House Upload image
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001127)
85 Cedar Ave.
Poughkeepsie
16 CLEARWATER (Sloop)
CLEARWATER (Sloop)
02004-05-04May 4, 2004
(#04000376)
Main St. on the Hudson River
Poughkeepsie Dutch-style sloop started pioneering environmental organization in 1970s
17 Clinton House
Clinton House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001128)
547 Main St.
Poughkeepsie 1765 stone house mistakenly believed to have been home at one time to George Clinton; now home to Dutchess County Historical Society
18 Collingwood Opera House and Office Building
Collingwood Opera House and Office Building
01977-10-20October 20, 1977
(#77000939)
31-37 Market St.
Poughkeepsie Now Bardavon Theatre. Built in 1869 and still a popular venue for bands, movies, and comedians.
19 Corlies–Hart–Ritter House
Corlies–Hart–Ritter House
02014-08-18August 18, 2014
(#14000486)
103 S. Hamilton St.
Poughkeepsie 1872 Second Empire house that was home to three successive families important in local musical history
20 Dixon House Upload image
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001129)
49 N. Clinton St.
Poughkeepsie
21 DuBois Farmhouse Upload image
02017-02-14February 14, 2017
(#100000646)
6 Greenvale Farms Rd.
Poughkeepsie
22 Dutchess County Court House
Dutchess County Court House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001130)
10 Market St.
Poughkeepsie 1903 courthouse is third building on site of original 1721 courthouse
23 Dwight-Hooker Avenue Historic District
Dwight-Hooker Avenue Historic District
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001132)
Dwight St. from Hamilton to Hooker, and 79-85 Hooker Ave.
Poughkeepsie
24 Eastman Terrace
Eastman Terrace
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001133)
1-10 Eastman Terr.
Poughkeepsie Historic rowhouse block built in 1872
25 Ethol House
Ethol House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001134)
171 Hooker Ave.
Poughkeepsie Built about 1910 and is a 1 1⁄2-story, three-bay-wide frame Bungalow–style dwelling.
26 Farmer's and Manufacturer's Bank
Farmer's and Manufacturer's Bank
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001135)
43 Market St.
Poughkeepsie Only remaining non-residential Greek Revival building in city
27 First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church
02001-07-25July 25, 2001
(#01000774)
260 Mill St.
Poughkeepsie
28 First Presbyterian Church
First Presbyterian Church
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001136)
25 S. Hamilton St.
Poughkeepsie
29 First Presbyterian Church Rectory
First Presbyterian Church Rectory
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001137)
98 Cannon St.
Poughkeepsie
30 Freer House
Freer House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001138)
70 Wilbur Boulevard
Poughkeepsie Farmers cottage built about 1728 and is the oldest extant structure in the City of Poughkeepsie
31 Garfield Place Historic District
Garfield Place Historic District
01972-11-29November 29, 1972
(#72000832)
Both sides of Garfield Pl.
Poughkeepsie Mid-19th century neighborhood homes for those who became wealthy from early industrialization. Renamed in memory of James A. Garfield after his assassination.
32 Glebe House
Glebe House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001139)
635 Main St.
Poughkeepsie 1767 home for local minister
33 Gregory House
Gregory House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001140)
140 S. Cherry St.
Poughkeepsie Built in 1869, is an historic Second Empire style building.
34 Grey Hook
Grey Hook
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001141)
5 Ferris Lane
Poughkeepsie Built in 1911 and is a 1 1⁄2-story, two-bay-wide concrete block Bungalow-style dwelling.
35 Harlow Row
Harlow Row
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001142)
100-106 Market St.
Poughkeepsie Built by former mayor William Harlow as affordable townhouses in 1874
36 Hasbrouck House
Hasbrouck House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001143)
75-77 Market St.
Poughkeepsie Unusually large Romanesque Revival house for a city Poughkeepsie's size; today headquarters of county United Way
37 Hershkind House
Hershkind House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001144)
30 Hooker Ave.
Poughkeepsie
38 Hoffman House Upload image
02007-07-08July 8, 2007
(#07000669)
N. Water St.
Coordinates missing
Poughkeepsie
39 Hudson River State Hospital, Main Building
Hudson River State Hospital, Main Building
01989-06-29June 29, 1989
(#89001166)
Off U.S. Route 9
Town of Poughkeepsie Frederick Clarke Withers-designed High Victorian Gothic building was part of a new way to treat mental illness
40 Italian Center
Italian Center
01972-04-19April 19, 1972
(#72000833)
225-227 Mill St.
Poughkeepsie 1860s townhouse for wealthy family on west edge of downtown
41 Kimlin Cider Mill
Kimlin Cider Mill
02003-02-13February 13, 2003
(#03000020)
Cedar Ave.
Poughkeepsie Mid-19th Century barn converted to a cider mill that became a popular local attraction for much of the 20th Century
42 Lady Washington Hose Company
Lady Washington Hose Company
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001145)
20 Academy St.
Poughkeepsie Unusual combination of Gothic Revival and Japanese-inspired architecture
43 Locust Grove
Locust Grove
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000515)
370 South St.
Town of Poughkeepsie Alexander Jackson Davis-designed Italian villa-style estate of Samuel F.B. Morse; preserved as it was by later owners
44 Luckey, Platt & Company Department Store
Luckey, Platt & Company Department Store
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001146)
332-346 Main Mall
Poughkeepsie Early department store was at one point the only one in Hudson Valley between Yonkers and Albany; major draw to city's downtown.
45 Mader House
Mader House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001147)
101 Corlies Ave.
Poughkeepsie Built about 1925 and is a 1 1⁄2-story, bungalow-style dwelling sheathed in pink stucco
46 Main Building, Vassar College
Main Building, Vassar College
01973-09-19September 19, 1973
(#73001183)
Vassar College campus
Town of Poughkeepsie 1861 Second Empire building was beginning of pioneering American women's college
47 Main Mall Row
Main Mall Row
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001148)
315 Main Mall to 11 Garden St.
Poughkeepsie Well-preserved stretch of 19th-century commercial buildings; was centerpiece of former Main Mall
48 Main Street Historic District
Main Street Historic District
01987-02-27February 27, 1987
(#87000122)
Main St. roughly bounded by Stone and Bridge Sts.
New Hamburg Small core of hamlet with intact mid-19th century houses
49 Maple Grove
Maple Grove
02001-03-29March 29, 2001
(#01000293)
301 S. Rd., U.S. Route 9
Poughkeepsie Historic estate circa 1850
50 Market Street Row
Market Street Row
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001149)
88-94 Market St.
Poughkeepsie Group of three houses across from Adriance Library and Hasbrouck House includes oldest frame house in city.
51 Peter and Karen McComb House Upload image
02009-08-12August 12, 2009
(#08000098)
27 Hornbeck Ridge
Poughkeepsie
52 Mill Street-North Clover Street Historic District
Mill Street-North Clover Street Historic District
01972-02-07February 7, 1972
(#72000834)
Mill, Mansion, Vassar, and N. Clover Sts., Davies and Lafayette Pl.; also 101-115 Main and 25, 27, 29, and 32 N. Bridge Sts.
Poughkeepsie Mid-19th century neighborhood not demolished during urban renewal; second set of boundaries represents a boundary increase of 01987-05-21 May 21 1987
53 Moore House
Moore House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001150)
37 Adriance Ave.
Poughkeepsie 1½-story, bungalow-style dwelling with slate roof built about 1910
54 Charles Morschauser House
Charles Morschauser House
02014-08-18August 18, 2014
(#14000487)
115 Hooker Ave.
Poughkeepsie 1902 Queen Anne home of prominent local lawyer
55 Mulrien House
Mulrien House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001153)
64 Montgomery St.
Poughkeepsie
56 New York State Armory
New York State Armory
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001154)
61-65 Market St.
Poughkeepsie Isaac G. Perry-designed Romanesque Revival building
57 Niagara Engine House
Niagara Engine House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001155)
8 N. Hamilton St.
Poughkeepsie 1909 Late Gothic Revival firehouse by local architect Percival M. Lloyd. Only one of the city's six engine company firehouses remaining.
58 Pelton Mill
Pelton Mill
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001156)
110 Mill St.
Poughkeepsie Historic carpet mill now re-purposed as apartments
59 Phillips House
Phillips House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001157)
18 Barclay St.
Poughkeepsie
60 Post-Williams House
Post-Williams House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001158)
44 S. Clinton St.
Poughkeepsie
61 Poughkeepsie Almshouse and City Infirmary Upload image
01978-12-04December 4, 1978
(#78001849)
20 Maple St.
Poughkeepsie
62 Poughkeepsie City Hall
Poughkeepsie City Hall
01972-01-20January 20, 1972
(#72000835)
228 Main St.
Poughkeepsie Former city hall constructed in 1831 in the Greek Revival Style. Now used as the Commissioner of Jurors Office.
63 Poughkeepsie Meeting House (Hooker Avenue)
Poughkeepsie Meeting House (Hooker Avenue)
01989-04-27April 27, 1989
(#89000306)
249 Hooker Ave.
Poughkeepsie Historic Quaker (Society of Friends) meeting house built in 1927.
64 Poughkeepsie Meeting House (Montgomery Street)
Poughkeepsie Meeting House (Montgomery Street)
01989-04-27April 27, 1989
(#89000304)
112 Montgomery St.
Poughkeepsie
65 Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge
Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge
01979-02-23February 23, 1979
(#79001577)
Spans the Hudson River
Poughkeepsie 1889 trestle bridge built by New Haven Railroad; abandoned in 1974, the bridge was opened in October, 2009 as Walkway Over The Hudson, a New York State Park. Extends into Highland in Ulster County
66 Poughkeepsie Railroad Station
Poughkeepsie Railroad Station
01976-11-21November 21, 1976
(#76001214)
Main St.
Poughkeepsie 1918 station is small-scale model of Grand Central Terminal building
67 Poughkeepsie Savings Bank
Poughkeepsie Savings Bank
01998-12-04December 4, 1998
(#98001445)
21 Market St.
Poughkeepsie Well-preserved 1912 neoclassical building; used by TD Bank into 2010s
68 Poughkeepsie Trust Company
Poughkeepsie Trust Company
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001159)
236 Main St.
Poughkeepsie Beaux Arts building completed in 1906 was Hudson Valley's first skyscraper and had the city's first elevator. Today used as Dutchess County District Attorney's offices.
69 Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory
Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001160)
6-1 N. Cherry St.
Poughkeepsie
70 Reformed Dutch Church of Poughkeepsie
Reformed Dutch Church of Poughkeepsie
02008-02-28February 28, 2008
(#08000099)
70 Hooker Ave.
Poughkeepsie
71 Reynolds House Upload image
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001161)
107 S. Hamilton St.
Poughkeepsie
72 Rombout House
Rombout House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001162)
New Hackensack Rd.
Poughkeepsie
73 Sague House
Sague House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001164)
167 Hooker Ave.
Poughkeepsie Built about 1910 and is a 1½-story, three-bay-wide, bungalow-style dwelling.
74 St. Paul's Episcopal Church
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001163)
161 Mansion Street
Poughkeepsie 1870 Norman-Gothic Revival-styled church
75 Second Baptist Church
Second Baptist Church
01972-01-20January 20, 1972
(#72000836)
36 Vassar St.
Poughkeepsie Only Greek Revival church left in city
76 Shay's Warehouse and Stable
Shay's Warehouse and Stable
01987-02-27February 27, 1987
(#87000123)
Rear of 32 Point St.
New Hamburg 1865 industrial building with Picturesque touches; one of the few industrial buildings remaining in New Hamburg
77 William Shay Double House
William Shay Double House
01987-02-27February 27, 1987
(#87000121)
18 Point St.
New Hamburg 1870 duplex is unusually well-decorated and stylish for utilitarian housing in the area
78 Smith Metropolitan AME Zion Church
Smith Metropolitan AME Zion Church
01991-11-21November 21, 1991
(#91001724)
Junction of Smith and Cottage Sts.
Poughkeepsie Late Gothic Revival church built in 1910
79 Soldiers' Memorial Fountain and Park Upload image
02017-02-14February 14, 2017
(#100000647)
120 Market St.
Poughkeepsie
80 South Hamilton Street Row
South Hamilton Street Row
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001165)
81-87 S. Hamilton St.
Poughkeepsie
81 Stone Street Historic District
Stone Street Historic District
01987-02-27February 27, 1987
(#87000120)
Stone St. from Division St. to Bridge St.
New Hamburg Short block of intact 19th-century homes
82 Thompson House
Thompson House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001166)
100 S. Randolph Ave.
Poughkeepsie Second Empire style house built about 1880
83 Travis House
Travis House
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001167)
131 Cannon St.
Poughkeepsie
84 Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church and Rectory Upload image
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001168)
1-3 Hooker Ave.
Poughkeepsie Demolished after a fire in 2008
85 Union Free School
Union Free School
01987-02-27February 27, 1987
(#87000117)
Academy St.
New Hamburg 1875 school, used until 1940, was only public building in hamlet
86 Union Street Historic District
Union Street Historic District
01971-12-09December 9, 1971
(#71000537)
About 8 blocks in downtown Poughkeepsie centered around Union St.
Poughkeepsie Oldest section of city
87 Upper-Mill Street Historic District Upload image
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001169)
Roughly Mill St. from Center Plaza to Catherine St.
Poughkeepsie
88 US Post Office-Poughkeepsie
US Post Office-Poughkeepsie
01989-05-15May 15, 1989
(#88002413)
55 Mansion St.
Poughkeepsie Dedicated in 1937 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, a Hyde Park native who insisted on preserving the Dutch heritage of the area through the use of fieldstone and was heavily involved in the design process.
89 Vassar College Observatory
Vassar College Observatory
01991-07-17July 17, 1991
(#91002051)
Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie Workplace and classroom of Maria Mitchell, pioneering American female astronomer
90 Vassar Home for Aged Men
Vassar Home for Aged Men
01972-04-13April 13, 1972
(#72000837)
1 Vassar St.
Poughkeepsie Senior-citizens' home built in 1880 served that purpose for almost a century. Now used by Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center and offices of local non-profit organizations.
91 Vassar Institute
Vassar Institute
01972-01-20January 20, 1972
(#72001540)
12 Vassar St.
Poughkeepsie 1882 building is best example of Victorian Italianate Gothic in city. Now used by Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center
92 Matthew Vassar Estate
Matthew Vassar Estate
01969-08-11August 11, 1969
(#69000141)
East off Academy St. below Livingston
Poughkeepsie Known as "Springside". Landscape by Andrew Jackson Downing is his only known surviving work largely as he designed it.
93 Vassar-Warner Row
Vassar-Warner Row
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001170)
S. Hamilton from Montgomery to 40 Hamilton St.
Poughkeepsie
94 Violet Avenue School
Violet Avenue School
02014-08-18August 18, 2014
(#14000488)
191 Violet Ave.
Poughkeepsie 1940 stone Colonial Revival elementary school built in close consultation with Franklin D. Roosevelt
95 Young Men's Christian Association
Young Men's Christian Association
01982-11-26November 26, 1982
(#82001171)
58 Market St.
Poughkeepsie 1908 building is only glazed terra cotta building in city (only the facade remains).
96 Zion Memorial Chapel
Zion Memorial Chapel
01987-02-27February 27, 1987
(#87000119)
37 Point St.
New Hamburg 1902 chapel is late-stage example of wooden Gothic Revival church

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