Big House (Palisades, New York)
|Location||US 9W near jct. with Closter Rd., Palisades, New York|
|Area||3.1 acres (1.3 ha)|
|Architectural style||Gothic Revival, Vernacular Dutch Colonial|
|NRHP Reference #||90001008|
|Added to NRHP||July 12, 1990|
Big House is a historic home located at Palisades in Rockland County, New York. The Big House is the oldest dwelling in Palisades and the only building remaining from the hamlet's formative years. It was built about 1735 and is a large stone dwelling in a vernacular ethnic "Dutch" style. It consists of a rectangular central block flanked on either side by wings. In the nomination for the National Register of Historic Places it is further described as embodying
the distinctive characteristics of the eighteenth-century regional Dutch vernacular building tradition, specifically its one-and-one-half story, gable-roofed form, linear plan, multiple entrances, and masonry construction.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
- Larson, Neil; Kathleen LaFrank (1990). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory - Nomination Form" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-10-11.
- Michael P. Rebic (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Big House". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-05-28. See also: "Accompanying two photos".
- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) No. NY-4122, "The Big House, State Route 9W vicinity, Palisades, Rockland County, NY", 5 photos, 13 measured drawings, 6 data pages, supplemental material
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