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Andrew J. Downing

1815-1852

 
 
Andrew J. Downing 1815-1852 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, August 1, 2010
1. Andrew J. Downing 1815-1852 Marker
Inscription. Originator of Hudson River picturesque landscapes and architecture. Partners Vaux and Wither continued building in Romantic style as in this ‘Villa’.
 
Location. 41° 30.553′ N, 74° 0.456′ W. Marker is in Newburgh, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Montgomery Street and Clinton Street, on the right when traveling north on Montgomery Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 196 Montgomery Street, Newburgh NY 12550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Newburgh's Neighborhood Preservation Began on This Street (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gettysburg Address (approx. 0.3 miles away); Montgomery Street Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Christopher Columbus (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dedication of Newburgh Landing (approx. 0.4 miles away); Court House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Orange County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Disbandment of the Armies (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newburgh.
 
Regarding Andrew J. Downing. Marker in front of "Warren House, 196 Montgomery Street. This A. J. Downing-style villa is shown as Design #14 in the 1857 Calvert Vaux book Villas & Cottages.
Andrew J. Downing 1815-1852 Marker is located in front of the "Warren House." image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, August 1, 2010
2. Andrew J. Downing 1815-1852 Marker is located in front of the "Warren House."
Built in 1854 for William E. Warren, this house served as the Hodge Funeral Home in the late 20th Century."
Source: Heritage Sites and Historic District http://www.cityofnewburgh-ny.gov/about/docs/NewburghHeritageMap.pdf
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 571 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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