Watts, Ebenezer, House

47 S. Fitzhugh St., Rochester, New York

Photos 

Historic American Buildings Survey, Hans Padelt, Photographer October 1967 (2 1/4" x 2 3/4" negative), MAIN FACADE FROM NORTHEAST.

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Built between 1825 and 1827, this early Greek Revival house is the oldest residence in the city still on its original site. It is located in the Third Ward Historic District. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 18, 1996
Reference number
85003632
Architectural styles
Victorian: Italianate; Federal
Areas of significance
Exploration/Settlement; Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Professional
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1825; 1827; 1850

Tags 

19th Century (37,781)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1825 (185)
Built during 1820s (1,818)
Federal (4,600)
Have Street View (46,147)
House (27,640)
Inner Loop MRA (38)
Italianate (5,114)
Monroe County, New York (198)
New York (6,141)
Private owner (54,398)
Rochester, New York (110)
Stone (26,160)
Victorian (19,698)

Update Log 

  • September 5, 2020: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • July 1, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER

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