Henry M. Sage Estate

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Henry M. Sage Estate
Henry M. Sage Estate is located in New York
Henry M. Sage Estate
Location 1 Sage Rd., Menands, New York
Coordinates 42°41′38″N 73°44′2″W / 42.69389°N 73.73389°W / 42.69389; -73.73389Coordinates: 42°41′38″N 73°44′2″W / 42.69389°N 73.73389°W / 42.69389; -73.73389
Area 56 acres (23 ha)
Built 1920
Architect Reynolds,Marcus T.
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Shingle Style, Georgian Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 80004398[1]
Added to NRHP July 4, 1980

Henry M. Sage Estate, also known as "Fernbrook," is a historic estate home located at Menands in Albany County, New York. The main house was built in the 1890s and remodeled in 1920. It is an asymmetrical three story, Georgian Revival style mansion sheathed in limestone. It has a hipped roof and dormers. It features a large, two story, pedimented portico supported by four Ionic order columns. Also on the property are a carriage barn and caretaker's cottage dated to the 1890s. The estate was bequeathed to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by Cornelia Cogswell Sage, widow of Henry M. Sage. She retained use of the property until her death in 1972. The estate was costly to maintain so the Institute sold the property in 1973 to Albany International Corporation.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ John F. Harwood and Austin O'Brien (January 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Registration:Henry M. Sage Estate". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-10-13.  See also: "Accompanying 12 photos".