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Title [Tyler mansion]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Morris, Ira K.
Date ca. 1900
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description B&W copy print. Front view of the Gardiner-Tyler house, a 2-story Greek Revival style house, seen from across a lawn. The house has a front porch with four columns supporting a triangular pediment. Evergreen trees are visible at either side of the house.
(Keywords: West New Brighton, Mansion)
Print size 7 x 5
Acquisition Collection of the Staten Island Historical Society
Ownership and History This home, located in West New Brighton, Staten Island, was built for Elizabeth Racey around 1835. It was later purchased by Juliana Gardiner, who was the mother of U.S. First Lady Julia Gardiner Tyler. After a period of occupation by members of the Gardiner and Tyler families, it was subsequently owned by William M. Evarts, the U.S. Secretary of State. The property was designated a New York City landmark in 1967 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. The house still stands as of 2013, located on Tyler Avenue.
Earliest Date 1895
Latest Date 1905
Subjects Houses
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Tyler, Julia (Gardiner)
Catalog Number PH01.0044
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, May 2013.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.