Lent Cottage

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Lent Cottage
Lent Cottage, Saranac Lake, NY.jpg
Lent Cottage, September 2008
Lent Cottage is located in New York
Lent Cottage
Location 18 Franklin Ave., North Elba / Saranac Lake, New York
Coordinates 44°19′43″N 74°7′33″W / 44.32861°N 74.12583°W / 44.32861; -74.12583Coordinates: 44°19′43″N 74°7′33″W / 44.32861°N 74.12583°W / 44.32861; -74.12583
Area less than one acre
Built 1920
Architect Scopes & Feustmann; Ades,Simon
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body Private
MPS Saranac Lake MPS
NRHP Reference # 92001462[1]
Added to NRHP November 6, 1992

Lent Cottage is a historic apartment house built as a cure cottage located at Saranac Lake, town of North Elba in Essex County, New York. It was built about 1920 and is a 2 12-story, wood frame, side-gabled structure with two hipped-roofed wings extending from the principal facade. It is in the Colonial Revival style. Each two bedroom apartment features a 9 feet by 13 feet cure porch and the property includes a flagstone patio. It was once operated as a tubercular sanatorium.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Rachel Bliven and John A. Bonafide (September 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Lent Cottage". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-07-10.  See also: "Accompanying two photos".