Photo, Print, Drawing La Bergerie, River Road, Barrytown, Dutchess County, NY
About this Item
- La Bergerie, River Road, Barrytown, Dutchess County, NY
- Contributor Names
- Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
- Armstrong, John
- Ehlers, Hans Jacob
- Olmsted, Frederick Law, Jr., landscape architect
- Created / Published
- Documentation compiled after 1933
- Subject Headings
- - houses
- - New York -- Dutchess County -- Barrytown
- - Significance: Occupying a site adjacent to the Hudson River, this fine mansion with its unusual plan has remained within the Livingston family since its construction. Begun in 1811 and finished after the War of 1812 for General John Armstrong, Jr., La Bergerie was a large square Federal style house. The house received a library with tower, mansard roof and service wing in 1857-1858. Landscaping was carried out by Hans Jacob Ehlers during the 1840s and was improved by Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., in 1909-1912. Rokeby is one of twenty-one contiguous estates along the east bank of the Hudson River between Stratsburg and Tivoli, New York.
- - Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-309
- - Survey number: HABS NY-5623
- - Building/structure dates: ca. 1815 Initial Construction
- - Building/structure dates: 1858 Subsequent Work
- Photo(s): 70
- Measured Drawing(s): 11
- Data Page(s): 18
- Photo Caption Page(s): 4
- Call Number/Physical Location
- HABS NY,14-BARTO.V,2-
- Source Collection
- Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- Control Number
- Rights Advisory
- No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html
- Online Format
- Photo(s): 70 | Measured Drawing(s): 11 | Data Page(s): 18 | Photo Caption Page(s): 4
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Chicago citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, John Armstrong, Hans Jacob Ehlers, and Frederick Law Olmsted. La Bergerie, River Road, Barrytown, Dutchess County, NY. Barrytown Dutchess County New York, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/ny0153/.
APA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, C., Armstrong, J., Ehlers, H. J. & Olmsted, F. L. (1933) La Bergerie, River Road, Barrytown, Dutchess County, NY. Barrytown Dutchess County New York, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ny0153/.
MLA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, et al. La Bergerie, River Road, Barrytown, Dutchess County, NY. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/ny0153/>.