Frederick Law Olmsted House

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

4515 Hylan Boulevard

CLIENT: Dominic Petrus Tesschenmaker

ARCHITECT: Unknown

DATE: 1720

Eltingville Staten Island

The first owner of this house as Domonic Petrus Tesschenmaker, who built a one-room stone shelter here in 1685; the foundations of his house now form half of the present basement. Jacques Poillon purchased the property in 1696 and enlarged the shelter into a farmhouse. The farmhouse was remodeled twice: first in 1837 when it was enlarged to thirteen rooms, and again in 1848, when Frederick Law Olmsted added a one-and-one-half story wooden extension.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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