Presbyterian Rest for Convalescents

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Presbyterian Rest for Convalescents
WhitePlainsNY YWCA Housing.jpg
One wing of the complex; modern buildings are to right
Presbyterian Rest for Convalescents is located in New York
Presbyterian Rest for Convalescents
Location 69 N. Broadway, White Plains, New York
Coordinates 41°02′19″N 73°46′03″W / 41.03861°N 73.76750°W / 41.03861; -73.76750Coordinates: 41°02′19″N 73°46′03″W / 41.03861°N 73.76750°W / 41.03861; -73.76750
Area less than one acre
Architectural style Tudor Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 11000230[1]
Added to NRHP April 27, 2011

Presbyterian Rest for Convalescents, also known as the Y.W.C.A. of White Plains and Central Westchester, is a historic convalescent home located at White Plains, Westchester County, New York. It was built in 1913, and is a 3 1/2-story, "H"-shaped building in the Tudor Revival style. The two lower stories are in brick and the upper stories in half-timbering and stucco. It has a tiled gable roof with dormer windows. The section connecting the two wings includes the main entrance, which features stone facing and Tudor arches. The connected Acheson Wallace Hall was built in 1972. The building housed a convalescent home until 1967, after which it was acquired by the Y.W.C.A. and operated as a residence for women.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2011.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 4/25/11 through 4/29/11. National Park Service. 2011-05-06. 
  2. ^ Peter D. Shaver (December 2010). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Presbyterian Rest for Convalescents". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2012-08-05.  See also: "Accompanying 15 photos". 

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