Isaac T. Hopper House

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Isaac T. Hopper House
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Isaac T. Hopper House in 2009.
Isaac T. Hopper House is located in New York City
Isaac T. Hopper House
Location 110 Second Avenue, New York, New York
Coordinates 40°43′39″N 73°59′17″W / 40.72750°N 73.98806°W / 40.72750; -73.98806Coordinates: 40°43′39″N 73°59′17″W / 40.72750°N 73.98806°W / 40.72750; -73.98806
Built 1837-38[2]
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 86001155[1]
NYCL # 260
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 22, 1986
Designated NYCL October 13, 2009

The Isaac T. Hopper House, a Greek Revival townhouse at 110 Second Avenue between East 6th and 7th Streets in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, next to the New Middle Collegiate Church, was built in 1837-38. It was built as a rowhouse, and was originally the residence of David H. Robertson, a merchant who later went bankrupt. The house then became the home of Ralph and Ann E. Van Wyck Mead, one of four rowhouses used by their extended family. It remained owned by the Mead family until 1870, and in 1874 was purchased by the Women's Prison Association, founded by Quaker abolitionists and prison reformers Isaac Tatem Hopper and his daughter Abigail Hopper Gibbons. The Isaac T. Hopper Home continues to serve the Women's Prison Association as a halfway house.[2][3]

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986, and was designated a New York City landmark in 2009. It is also located within the East Village/Lower East Side Historic District, which was created in October 2012.[2]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ a b c Brazee, Christopher D., et al. "East Village/Lower East Side Historic District Designation Report" New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (October 9, 2012)
  3. ^ White, Norval & Willensky, Elliot (2000). AIA Guide to New York City (4th ed.). New York: Three Rivers Press. ISBN 978-0-8129-3107-5. , p.172

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