John D. Rockefeller Estate

Pocantico Hills, Mt. Pleasant, New York

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Entrance to the mansion

Photo taken by John Reidy in July 2014

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Description 

Estate (1893-1937) of one of America's most famous and controversial magnates, who is best remembered for his organizational genius in industry and for the scale and organization of his philanthropic activities. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 11, 1976

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 11, 1976
Reference number
76001290
NR name
Rockefeller, John D., Estate
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Colonial Revival; Other architectural type; Neo-Georgian
Areas of significance
Industry; Social History
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
District
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Forest; Secondary structure
Current functions
Single dwelling; Secondary structure; Forest
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1925-1949
Significant years
1893; 1937
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 12
Contributing structures: 3

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2015: New photo from John Reidy

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