Cascadilla School Boathouse

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Cascadilla School Boathouse
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Cascadilla School Boathouse is located in New York
Cascadilla School Boathouse
Location S. shore of Cayuga Lake at the mouth of Fall Cr., Stewart Park, Ithaca, New York
Coordinates 42°27′37″N 76°30′33″W / 42.46028°N 76.50917°W / 42.46028; -76.50917Coordinates: 42°27′37″N 76°30′33″W / 42.46028°N 76.50917°W / 42.46028; -76.50917
Area less than one acre
Built 1894
Architect Vivian & Gibb; Et al.
Architectural style Shingle Style
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 91001498[1]
Added to NRHP October 04, 1991

Cascadilla School Boathouse is a historic boathouse located on Cayuga Lake at Ithaca in Tompkins County, New York. It was built in 1894-1896 in the Shingle style. It was built by the Cascadilla School as a structure to store rowboats.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.[1]

The Cascadilla Boat Club currently leases from the city of Ithaca the first floor of this historic structure for $46.17 per year in perpetuity. Continuing to use the boathouse for its original purpose, CBC runs a competitive Scholastic Rowing Program as well as Youth and Adult Learn to Row classes from April through October. Cascadilla Boat Club is a not-for-profit organization, founded in 1977, with the mission of making the sport of rowing available to the entire Ithaca area community.

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