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[Greystone] [slide]

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Creator:
Untermyer, Samuel
Riverside Hospital
Untermyer Park
Waring, John
Tilden, Samuel J. 1814-1886
Architect:
Bosworth, Welles 1869-1966
Subject:
Toner, Joseph M (Joseph Meredith) 1825-1896
Physical description:
1 slide: glass, col.; 2 x 2 in
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States of America, New York, Westchester County, Yonkers
Greystone (Yonkers, New York)
Date:
1940
Circa 1940
Notes:
The Eagle's Nest was an overlook, constructed of rock, with a view over the property of the Hudson. An elaborate rock garden was also constructed around the tall overlook. In early years, it may have once contained a small greek temple; in later years, a cast stone and ironwork pergolas structure later appeared in this location, and remains there today. Lower Greek garden from tower looking south over swimming pool.
Topic:
Summer
Temples
Walkways
Flowering trees
Sculpture
Local number:
NY449090
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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