Rutan-Journeay House

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

7647 Amboy Road

ARCHITECT: Unknown

DATE: 1848

STYLE: Greek Revival

Greek Revival Staten Island Tottenville

The Rutan-Journeay House at 7647 Amboy Road, built ca. 1848, is a rare survivor of early Tottenville. This vernacular clapboard cottage merges older local building traditions with newer Greek Revival modes. Its doorway and porch are excellent examples of the Greek Revival style. Through its first two owners the house has close ties to the shipbuilding industry, which flourished in Tottenville from its beginnings in the 1840s through the early 20th century.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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