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Ten Broeck Mansion

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Location  Albany, NY
NRHP Reference #  71000522
Phone  +1 518-436-9826
Built  1797
Opened  1797
Added to NRHP  12 August 1971
Ten Broeck Mansion
Address  9 Ten Broeck Pl, Albany, NY 12210, USA
Hours  Closed now Tuesday9AM–4PMWednesday9AM–4PMThursday9AM–4PMFriday9AM–4PMSaturday1–4PMSunday1–4PMMonday9AM–4PMSuggest an edit
Part of  Arbor Hill Historic District–Ten Broeck Triangle
Similar  Cherry Hill, Schuyler Mansion, New York State Executive, Washington Park Historic D, New York State Capitol
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Ten broeck mansion


The Ten Broeck Mansion in Albany, New York was built in 1797. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971. A decade later it was included as a contributing property to the Arbor Hill Historic District–Ten Broeck Triangle when that neighborhood was listed on the Register.

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History

Ten Broeck Mansion was built in 1797 by Elizabeth (Van Rensselaer) Ten Broeck for her husband Abraham Ten Broeck on land leased from her brother, the patroon Stephen Van Rensselaer. At the time the land was in the town of Watervliet north of the city of Albany. Originally built in the Federal-style, the mansion was called "Prospect". Thirty years later it was renovated in the Greek-revival style. In 1848 Thomas Worth Olcott purchased the residence and renamed it Arbor Hill, along with adding a first-floor butler's pantry and the second-floor bathrooms. The house has been owned by the Albany County Historical Association since it was purchased from the Olcott family in 1948.

The house is open as a historic house museum with decorations and furnishings from the mid-19th century.

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