Kreischer House

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

4500 Arthur Kill Road

CLIENT: Balthasar Kreischer

ARCHITECT: Palliser & Palliser

DATE: 1885

STYLE: Stick, Victorian

Charleston Staten Island Stick Victorian

On a high landscaped knoll, overlooking the Arthur Kill, stands the extremely ornate and handsomely detailed Kreischer House. This impressive two and one-half story Victorian residence, designed in 1880, is a good example of frame construction executed in the so-called Stick style. Abounding in a variety of jig-saw ornament, this profusely decorated house is dominated by a three-story polygonal tower asymmetrically placed at the corner and by an imposing balcony at the top floor with a projecting gable overhang.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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