Babcock-Shattuck House

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Babcock-Shattuck House
Babcock-ShattuckHs1sm.jpg
Babcock-Shattuck House is located in New York
Babcock-Shattuck House
Location 2000-2004 E. Genesee St., Syracuse, New York
Coordinates 43°2′42.66″N 76°7′11.23″W / 43.0451833°N 76.1197861°W / 43.0451833; -76.1197861Coordinates: 43°2′42.66″N 76°7′11.23″W / 43.0451833°N 76.1197861°W / 43.0451833; -76.1197861
Built 1895
Architectural style Queen Anne
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 04000429
Added to NRHP May 12, 2004[1]

The Babcock-Shattuck House, also known as Jewish War Veterans Post, is a prominent home at the corner of East Genesee and Westcott Streets in Syracuse, New York. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[1][2]

The Queen Anne style house was built in the mid-1890s to be the home of Dr. Archer D. Babcock, a founding member of the Crouse-Irving Hospital. It was Babcock's home until 1913.[3]

Beginning during World War II, it was a post of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America. They converted the second floor into a large meeting room. During the tenure of this organization, the house played an important role in the Jewish community of Syracuse.[3]

The house is currently undergoing renovations.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ The house was incorrectly recorded as being at 2000-2004 West Genesee Street in the National Register Information System (NRIS) until a correction to East was made in 2008.
  3. ^ a b Opalka, Anthony (December 2003). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Babcock-Shattuck House / Jewish War Veterans Post". Retrieved 2008-12-21.  and Accompanying 12 photos, exterior and interior, undated but likely from December 2003
  4. ^ Samuel D. Gruber, Babcock-Shattuck House (former Jewish War Veterans' Post) Work Progresses (Aug 1, 2013)

External links[edit]