Fonthill Castle and the Administration Building of the College of Mount St. Vincent

W. 261st St. and Riverdale Ave., New York, New York

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 11, 1980
Reference number
80002585
Architectural styles
Other architectural type; Victorian: Romanesque; Early Romanesque revival
Areas of significance
Education; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Secondary structure
Current function
College
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
1859; 1865; 1883
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 3

Tags 

19th Century (37,887)
Brick (42,462)
Bronx County, New York (67)
Built 1859 (318)
Built during 1850s (4,708)
E. Wenz (1)
Henry Engelbert (2)
House (27,684)
New York (6,211)
New York, New York (724)
Private owner (54,398)
Romanesque (2,722)
Stone (26,160)
Victorian (19,698)

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