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Frederic Edwin Church Residence, Olana (1872) *

Artist/Designer: Frederic Edwin Church

Project Location: New York, United States

Figure 1: Dolnier, Kurt. “Studio Interior.” Photograph. 1997. Source: Blog, (2013). Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : May 16, 2013 | Photographer: Dolnier, Kurt )
Figure 2: “Gothic Interior Design 3” Zambezi Home & House ( Photographer: NA. )
Figure 3: “A Persian Mansion on the Hudson.” Historical Fiction Notebook. Source: New York By Raile, (2013). Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : May 16, 2013 | Photographer: NA. )

Eclectic, Revival Styles, Victorian

Primary Material(s):
Wood, Brick

Residential Structure

Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
19th Century, 1870, 1872, 1845, 1967

Additional Information:
Publications/Texts in Print:

Olenick, Andy andReisem, Richard O. (2006). Historic New York: Architectural Journeys in the Empire State. New York: Landmark Society of Western New York , Inc.; Preservation League of New York State; New York State Council on the Arts, 2006.
Ryan, James Anthony. Frederic Church's Olana: Architecture and Landscape as Art. Hensonville, New York: Black Dome Press, 2001.
Trebilcock, Evelyn D. et al. Glories of the Hudson: Frederic Edwin Church's Views from Olana. Hudson, N.Y.: Olana Partnership; Albany, N.Y.: New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation; Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2009.
Werner, Louis. A Treasure House on the Hudson. Saudi Aramco World, 2005.

Building Address:
5720 NY-9G, Hudson, NY 12534

Supporting Designers/Staff:
Frederick Edwin Church (Artist and Initial Designer)
Calvert Vaux (Mansion Architect)

Significant Dates: 1845 (Frederick begins with initial design of the Historic Site).
Construction Date of Home (1870-1872)
Frederich Edwin Church declared Historic NY Site (1962)

Tags: Brick, Revival, Landscape, Nature, Historic Preservation

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