Halsey Estate-Tallwood

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Halsey Estate-Tallwood
Halsey Estate-Tallwood is located in New York
Halsey Estate-Tallwood
Halsey Estate-Tallwood is located in the US
Halsey Estate-Tallwood
Location Sweet Hollow Rd., West Hills, New York
Coordinates 40°49′32″N 73°25′53″W / 40.82556°N 73.43139°W / 40.82556; -73.43139Coordinates: 40°49′32″N 73°25′53″W / 40.82556°N 73.43139°W / 40.82556; -73.43139
Area 12.8 acres (5.2 ha)
Built 1925
Architectural style Colonial Revival
MPS Huntington Town MRA
NRHP reference # 85002527[1]
Added to NRHP September 26, 1985

Halsey Estate-Tallwood is a historic home located at West Hills in Suffolk County, New York, known locally as "Tallwood" but more formally known as the "Halsey Estate". It was built in 1925 and is a symmetrically arranged, 22-bay shingled residence with a central block and a series of either gable or gambrel roofs and varies in height from 1 12 stories to 2 12 stories. The central 2 12-story block is five bays wide and has a gambrel roof. It is representative of the Colonial Revival style. Its builder, Richard Townley Haines Hawley, was a partner in Teff, Halsey and Company, brokers, and W. J. Sloane Company. It has been used since the 1970s as a children's day camp.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ NYS Parks & Recreation (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Halsey Estate / "Tallwood"". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-02-20.