Thomas Cole House

218 Spring St., Catskill, New York

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Description 

Between 1836 and 1848 this substantial, early 19th century, 2-story brick residence was the home of Thomas Cole, one of America's most prominent landscape and allegorical painters and a principal figure in the Hudson River School of Painting. Cole's frame studio stands in the yard. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, June 23, 1965

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000522
NR name
Cole, Thomas, House
Area of significance
Art
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Secondary structure
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1825-1849
Significant years
1812; 1814; 1848
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2