National Register of Historic Places listings in southern Westchester County, New York facts for kids
This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in the southern half of Westchester County, New York, United States. The following communities comprise this region:
- Town of Eastchester, including the villages of Bronxville and Tuckahoe, and the hamlet of Crestwood
- Town of Greenburgh, excluding Tarrytown but including the villages of Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, Elmsford, Hastings-on-Hudson, and Irvington, and the hamlets of Edgemont and Hartsdale
- Village and town of Harrison
- Town of Mamaroneck, including the villages of Larchmont and Mamaroneck
- City of Mount Vernon
- Town of Pelham, which is the villages of Pelham and Pelham Manor
- City of Rye
- Town of Rye, including the villages of Port Chester and Rye Brook
- Village and town of Scarsdale
- City of White Plains
Latitude and longitude coordinates are provided for many National Register properties and districts; these locations may be seen together in a Google map.
Of the 230 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, 88, including six National Historic Landmarks (NHLs), are on this list. Two, the Bronx River Parkway and Old Croton Aqueduct, the latter an NHL, are linear listings included on both this list and the northern Westchester list.
|Albany (Albany) – Allegany – Bronx – Broome – Cattaraugus – Cayuga – Chautauqua – Chemung – Chenango – Clinton – Columbia – Cortland – Delaware – Dutchess (Poughkeepsie, Rhinebeck) – Erie (Buffalo) – Essex – Franklin – Fulton – Genesee – Greene – Hamilton – Herkimer – Jefferson – Kings – Lewis – Livingston – Madison – Monroe (Rochester) – Montgomery – Nassau – New York (Below 14th Street, 14th to 59th Streets, 59th to 110th Streets, Above 110th Street, Islands) – Niagara – Oneida – Onondaga (Syracuse) – Ontario – Orange – Orleans – Oswego – Otsego – Putnam – Queens – Rensselaer – Richmond – Rockland – St. Lawrence – Saratoga – Schenectady – Schoharie – Schuyler – Seneca – Steuben – Suffolk – Sullivan – Tioga – Tompkins – Ulster – Warren – Washington – Wayne – Westchester (Northern, Southern, New Rochelle, Peekskill, Yonkers) – Wyoming – Yates|
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
||Rye||Historic segregated cemetery, established in 1860 and used until 1964, including burial of veterans from the Civil War through World War II|
|45 W. Clinton Ave.
||Irvington||Possibly the only domed octagon house in the world|
|199 Main St.
|600 Milton Rd.
||Rye||Original Greek Revival home built in 1835 with several farm buildings of the Bird family|
|7 Priory Lane
|6||Evangeline Booth House||
|101 N. Central Ave.
|7||Boston Post Road Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by Boston Post Rd. and Milton Harbor
||Rye||Houses and land use unchanged from late 18th century|
|8||Bronx River Parkway Reservation||
|Bronx River Pkwy. from jct. with Sprain Brook Rd. to and including Kensico Dam Plaza
||Valhalla and Bronxville|
|9||Bronxville Women's Club||
|135 Midland Ave.
|John Lyon Park, King St.
|147-151 Westchester Ave.
|12||Church of St. Barnabas||
|15 N Broadway
||Irvington||1853 stone Gothic Revival church has included Washington Irving, Philip Schuyler and Jay Gould as members|
|13||Church of St. Joseph of Arimathea||
|2172 Saw Mill River Rd.
|14||Jasper F. Cropsey House and Studio||
|49 Washington Ave.
|15||Old Croton Aqueduct||
|Runs N from Yonkers to New Croton Dam
||Various||First long-distance aqueduct built to provide water from upstate to New York City. An engineering marvel in its time now used as a linear park|
|16||John William Draper House||
||Hastings-on-Hudson||Home of astrophotography pioneer John William Draper, who in the 1840s took the first recognizable photo of the moon through a telescope at his observatory here.|
|17||East Irvington School||
||East Irvington||Late 19th-century school built for children of growing Irish immigrant population; now apartments.|
|908 Edgewood Ave.
|19||Elmsford Reformed Church and Cemetery||
|30 S. Central Ave.
||Elmsford||Congregation organized in 1790; church building erected three years later is oldest building in village and oldest church in continuous use in county|
|20||Estherwood and Carriage House||
||Dobbs Ferry||Late 19th-century mansion and estate of industrial tycoon James Jenning McComb; now part of The Masters School, which he helped endow.|
|21||First United Methodist Church||
|226 E. Lincoln Ave.
|22||Leo Friedlander Studio||
|825 W. Hartsdale Rd.
|23||Glenwolde Park Historic District||
|Glenwolde Park, Walter St. & Willowbrook Ave.
||Tarrytown||Tudor-styled residential district built during 1920s suburbanization|
|24||Good Counsel Complex||
|52 N. Broadway
|25||Percy Grainger Home and Studio||
|7 Cromwell Pl.
|61 Winfield Ln.
|27||Hartsdale Pet Cemetery||
|75 N. Central Park Ave.
|28||Hartsdale Railroad Station||
|1 E. Hartsdale Ave.
||Hartsdale||1915 railroad station building|
|29||Hastings Prototype House||
|546 Farragut Pkwy.
||Hastings-on-Hudson||1936 Moderne house, built by local developer, was meant to be pattern for a housing development in Florida that was never built. Architect's only work in this style.|
|30||Widow Haviland's Tavern||
|31||Caleb Hyatt House||
|937 White Plains Post Rd.
||Dobbs Ferry||Burned down in 1974|
|33||Irvington Historic District||
|N. & S. Astor, Broadway, Buckhout, Cottenet, Dearman, Dutcher, Eckar & Ferris Sts., Bridge St., E. & W. Home Pl.
||Irvington||Historic core of small riverside suburb; See map|
|34||Irvington Town Hall||
|85 Main St.
||Irvington||Built in 1902, early use of Colonial Revival in a civic building. Upper floors have an auditorium for performances and community gatherings, was home to public library until 2000.|
|35||Timothy Knapp House and Milton Cemetery||
|265 Rye Beach Ave. and Milton Rd.
||Rye||Built between 1667 and 1670 by Timothy Knapp|
|36||Lawrence Park Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by Side Hill, Prescott, Kensington, Garden and Chestnut Ave., Maidens Ln., and Valley and Pondfield Rds.
|37||Life Savers Building||
|N. Main St.
||Port Chester||Now a condominium complex|
|38||Lord and Burnham Building||
|2 Main St.
||Irvington||1870 building, home to eponymous maker of conservatories and greenhouses that supplied local estates, is now the village's library after lengthy restoration.|
|39||Mamaroneck Methodist Church||
|514 Boston Post Rd.
|52 N. Broadway
|388 California Rd.
|90 White Plains Rd.
|131 Main St.
||Irvington||1853 Greek Revival house is second oldest on village's Main Street|
|45||New York, Westchester & Boston Railway Highbrook Avenue Bridge||
|Highbrook Ave. between Lincoln & Harmon Aves
||Pelham||Early example of a reinforced concrete arch bridge, dating to 1911|
|Hudson Rd. and Clifton Pl.
||Ardsley-on-Hudson||1852 Italian villa-style house was early work by Detlef Lienau; later home to Cyrus West Field and John Jacob Astor III. Only extant example of Lienau's early residential work.|
|425 Ridge Rd.
|48||Pelham Picture House||
|175 Wolf's Lane
|45 Iden Ave.
|50||Peoples National Bank and Trust Company Building||
|31 Mamaroneck Ave.
|51||Playland Amusement Park||
|Playland Pkwy. and Forest Ave.
||Rye||Only publicly owned amusement park in U.S. and an early example of one designed for visitors by car as opposed to public transit; Art Deco stylings on attractions widely copied|
|52||Presbyterian Rest for Convalescents||
|69 N. Broadway
|53||Jacob Purdy House||
|60 Park Ave.
|54||Putnam and Mellor Engine and Hose Company Firehouse||
|46 S. Main St.
||Port Chester||Torn down in 2007|
|55||Reid Hall, Manhattanville College||
|Manhattanville College, Purchase St.
|56||Romer-Van Tassel House||
|2121 Saw Mill River Rd.
|57||Rye Meeting House||
|624 Milton Rd.
||Rye||Original one room school house built in the 1830s, used as a chapel and later as a Quaker meeting house. Built in the Gothic Revival style.|
|58||Rye Town Park-Bathing Complex and Oakland Beach||
|Forrest Ave., bet. Rye Beach and Dearborn Ave.
|59||St. Paul's Church National Historic Site||
|60||St. Peter's Episcopal Church||
|19 Smith St.
|61||St. Thomas' Episcopal Church Complex||
|158-168 W. Boston Post Rd.
|62||Scarsdale Railroad Station||
|Popham Rd. at Bronx River Pkwy.
|63||Scarsdale Woman's Club||
|37 Drake Rd.
|175 Grand St.
||Mamaroneck||Depression-era house built by African-American architect on small parcel|
|283 Soundview Ave.
|66||South Presbyterian Church||
||Dobbs Ferry||1869 stone Gothic Revival church is the only known building by Julius Munckowitz, later involved in developing New York City's park system|
|67||Spanish American War Monument to the 71st Infantry Regiment||
|Jackson Avenue & Saw Mill River Road
|68||John Stevens House||
|29 W. 4th St.
|69||Stony Hill Cemetery||
|70||Trinity Episcopal Church Complex||
|335 Fourth Ave.
|71||Tuckahoe High School||
|65 Siwanoy Blvd.
|72||US Post Office-Bronxville||
|119 Pondfield Rd.
||Bronxville||part of the US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR|
|73||US Post Office-Dobbs Ferry||
|120 Main St.
||Dobbs Ferry||One of many New Deal-era Colonial Revival post offices in the state; one of only three with parapeted gables and window keystones; part of the US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR|
|74||US Post Office-Harrison||
|258 Halstead Ave.
||Harrison||part of the US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR|
|75||US Post Office-Larchmont||
|1 Chatsworth Ave.
||Larchmont||part of the US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR|
|76||US Post Office-Mount Vernon||
|15 S. First St.
||Mount Vernon||part of the US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR|
|77||US Post Office-Port Chester||
|245 Westchester Ave.
||Port Chester||part of the US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR|
|78||US Post Office-Rye||
|41 Purdy Ave.
||Rye||part of the US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR|
|79||US Post Office-Scarsdale||
|29 Chase Rd.
||Scarsdale||part of the US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR|
||Irvington||Home of Madame C.J. Walker, hair-care products tycoon and first African-American millionaire.|
|81||Walter's Hot Dog Stand||
|937 Palmer Ave.
||Mamaroneck||1928 imitation pagoda|
|82||William E. Ward House||
||Rye Brook||First reinforced concrete structure in U.S., built in the 1870s on state line. Extends into Greenwich, Connecticut|
|83||Washington Irving Memorial||
|Broadway and Sunnyside Ln.
||Irvington||Daniel Chester French-sculpted memorial to writer who gave Irvington its name, erected in the late 1920s.|
|1039 Post Rd.
|85||White Plains Armory||
|35 S. Broadway
|86||White Plains Rural Cemetery||
|167 N. Broadway
|87||Albert E. and Emily Wilson House||
|617 Brook St.
|88||Woman's Club of White Plains||
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