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James William Beekman House

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Built  1863-1864
NRHP Reference #  73001212
Added to NRHP  12 December 1973
Architect  Harrison, Henry G.
Area  15 ha
James William Beekman House
Location  West Shore Rd., Oyster Bay, New York
Architectural style  Gothic Revival, "Rural Gothic"

James William Beekman House, also known as "The Cliffs," is a historic home located at Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York. It was designed by noted English architect Henry G. Harrison in 1863 and built for New York Hospital vice-president James William Beekman (1815-1877). It is a two story rectangular wood frame dwelling with a steeply sloped, cross gable roof in the Gothic Revival style. It features hipped roof dormers, a relatively simple one story verandah, and is situated on a flat plateau atop a rocky outcropping. Also on the property are a superintendent's cottage, stable, carriage house, brick greenhouse, potting house, and the Spring Lake archaeological site.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.

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James William Beekman House Wikipedia


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