Chester Hills

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Chester Hills
Born 1798
Died 1854
Occupation Architect

Chester Hills was author of "The Builder's Guide", an architectural pattern book published in 1846, which, like those of Minard Lafever, influenced architecture in the United States. It is a "practical treatise" on Greek and Roman style architecture.

Two buildings influenced are in Rye, New York: Lounsberry and the 1838 Peter Augustus Jay House within the Boston Post Road Historic District.,[1][2]

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  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination" (pdf). National Park Service. 1986-12-12. 
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination" (pdf). National Park Service. 1986-12-12.