Eastman, George, House

900 East Ave., Rochester, New York

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Photo taken by Jim Allen in May 2017

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Description 

Since 1948 an international museum of photography has occupied part of the house. A non-historic theater & gallery have been added at the back of the house.

[ The following describes the Eastman Hall, a separate building located at 224 Alexander Street: Eastman Hall was built on the grounds of the Rochester Homeopathic Hospital in 1910 and enlarged in 1930. George Eastman, founder of the Eastman Kodak Company and local philanthropist, donated funds to construct the building in honor of his mother, Maria Eastman. The building served as a dormitory and teaching facility for students enrolled in the hospital's training school for nurses. It was demolished in 1996... -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS NY-6355) ]

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 13, 1966
Reference number
66000529
Architectural style
Georgian
Area of significance
Invention
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Research facility
Current function
Museum
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1905; 1932
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 3

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2018: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett
  • June 1, 2017: Updated by Jim Allen: added to description
  • May 31, 2017: New photos from Jim Allen

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