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Last modified 12/09/11

SourceThe National Register of Historic Places in New York, page 170

Argent Apartments -    17 - 19-1/2 Sherman Avenue, Glens Falls

Large 3-story Second Empire/Queen Anne frame apartments; building designed by William E. Lawrence; built 1895. Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.

Bemis Eye Sanitarium  complex -    Glen Street, Glens Falls

Two separate clusters of 4 buildings each, all remodeled or built ca. 1895, for controversial medical institution.  Includes 5 Second Empire, eclectic patient residence halls, ca. 1985, Ephraim B. Potter); 2 residences; carriage house - converted for use by sanitarium; Sherman House (individually listed). Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.

Stephen T. Birdsall House -    186 - 192 Ridge Street, Glens Fall

Large Queen Anne stone and shingled residence and carriage house; built 1884 - 85, for local physician. Glens Falls Multiple Resource Area.

Thomas Burnham House -    195 Ridge Street, Glens Falls

Massive Queen Anne/Colonial Revival frame residence designed by Ephraim B. Potter; built 1897, for local businessman.  Glens Falls Multiple Resource Area.  Buildings of Ephraim B. Potter Thematic Resources.

Addison B. Colvin House -    453 - 455 Glen Street, Glens Falls

Large rambling Queen Anne frame residence built ca 1890 for newspaper editor, publisher and civic leader. Glens Falls Resource Area.

W. T. Cowles House -    43 - 47 William Street, Glens Falls

Queen Anne/Colonial Revival frame residence designed by Ephraim B. Potter; built 1897, for banker.  Glens Falls Multiple Resource Area.  Buildings of Ephraim B. Potter Thematic Resources.

Cunningham House -    169 Warren Street, Glens Falls

A 2-story eclectic stucco-ed residence with Flemish inspired stepped gables and 2-story enclosed center court, designed by Henry Forbes Bigelow; built 1910 - 11 as pottery studio for Nell Pruyn.  1919 kitchen service wing designed by Charles A. Pratt -- part of Hyde Museum complex.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.  Buildings of Henry Forbes Bigelow Thematic Resources.

Zopher Delong House (Chapman Historical Museum) -    348 Glen Street, Glens Falls

Large Italianate/Second Empire brick residence and carriage house; built ca. 1870, for hardware merchant; design attributed to Marcus F. Cummings.  Notable interior.  Operated as museum by Glens Falls-Queensbury Historical Association. Glens Falls Multiple Resource Area.

James L. Dix House -    191 Ridge Street, Glens Falls

Italianate brick residence; built ca. 1866, for prominent industrialist; remolded early 20th century in Colonial Revival style.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area. 

18th Century Separate Company Armory -    143-149 Warren Street, Glens Falls

Monumental Romanesque Revival brick and stone armory with crenellated tower; built 1895.  Design attributed to Isaac G. Perry.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area. 

Dr. James Ferguson Office -    5 Culvert Street

Small Second Empire brick building; built ca. 1870, as physician's office. Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area. 

First Presbyterian Church -    402 - 410 Glen Street, Glens Falls

Imposing Gothic Revival granite and limestone church designed by Ralph Adams Cram; built 1927.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area. 

Dr. Charles A. Foster House -    162 -164 Warren Street, Glens Falls

Large Queen Anne stone and shingled residence with 3-story circular corner tower; built 1889, for physician.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area. 

Fredella Avenue Historic District -    15 -  21R Fredella Avenue, Glens Falls

Group of 8 modest Colonial Revival residences constructed of molded concrete block; built 1914 - 18 by Fredella Co. Builders as speculative housing.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.  Fredella Concrete Block Structures Thematic Resources.

Joseph J. Fredella House and Garage -    15 - 17 Mohican Street, Glens Falls

Colonial Revival residence and garage constructed of rusticated molded concrete block; built 1912,  by Fredella Co. builders as residence for head of company.  Concrete Block Structures Thematic Resources.   

Glens Falls High School -    421 -  433 Glen Street, Glens Falls

Massive 4-story Neo-classical/Georgian Revival brick school with cast-stone trim; designed by Ephraim B. Potter; built 1905; enlarged 1925; modern additions. Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area : Buildings of Ephraim B. Potter Thematic Resources.

Glens Falls Home for Aged Women -    178 - 186 Warren Street, Glens Falls

Massive Colonial Revival brick residence with gambrel roof and elaborate stone and wood decorative features; built 1903. Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.

Stephen L. Goodman House -    65 - 67 Park Street, Glens Falls

Large Greek Revival/ Italianate vernacular brick residence; built ca. 1860, for prominent industrialist family overlooking their limestone processing works.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.

Hoopes House -    153 Warren Street, Glens Falls

Large Colonial Revival stucco residence designed by Henry Forbes Bigelow; built 1904, for engineer Maurice Hoopes and Mary Pruyn Hoopes.  Glens Falls Multiple Resource Area: Buildings of Henry Forbes Bigelow Thematic Resources.

Hyde House -    161 Warren Street, Glens Falls

Large 2-story stucco residence in style of Italian Renaissance palazzo with enclosed central court; designed by Henry Forbes Bigelow; built 1910-11 for Louis Fiske and Charlotte Pruyn Hyde as residence and art gallery.  Operated as museum by The Hyde Collection Trust.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.  Buildings of Henry Forbes Bigelow Thematic Resources.

Joubert and White Building -    79 Warren Street, Glens Falls

Large 3-story brick factory/ warehouse building with restrained Neoclassical decorative features; built 1905, as factory and salesroom for prominent carriage manufacturer; used after 1911 as garage and automobile showroom.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.

Hiram Krum House -    133 Warren Street, Glens Falls

Large Italianate/Second Empire brick residence; built ca. 1865, by local contractor as his own residence.  Design derived from pattern book Architectural Details (1865) by Marcus F. Cummings.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.

Russell M. Little House -     17 Center Street, Glens Falls

Victorian frame residence with elaborate carpenter Gothic trim; built 1876 for founder of Glens Falls Insurance Co.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area

William McEchron House -    65 Ridge Street, Glens Falls

Massive Queen Anne/Single Family Style stone and shingled residence; built 1891 for lumber merchant.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.

Jones Ordway House -    142 Warren Street, Glens Falls

Vernacular brick residence; built ca. 1850; altered ca. 1885, in Queen Anne style for owner of lumber company.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.

George H. Parks House -    444 Glen Street, Glens Falls

Large Queen Anne frame residence with massive 3-story cylindrical corner tower and decorative shingles; built ca. 1900 for son of local paper manufacturer.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area

John E. Parry House -    146 Warren Street, Glens Falls

Large Queen Anne/Colonial Revival, frame residence designed by Ephraim B. Potter; built 1890 - 91 for banker.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area: Buildings of Ephraim B. Potter Thematic Resources.

Peyser and Morrison Shirt Company Building -    211 - 217 Warren Street, Glens Falls

Block-long, 2-story Romanesque/ Classical Revival, brick industrial building with highly embellished principal facade; designed by Ephraim B. Potter; built, ca. 1893, as shirt factory.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area: Buildings of Ephraim B. Potter Thematic Resources.

Ephraim B. Potter House -    15 Sherman Avenue, Glens Falls

Queen Anne/ Colonial Revival frame residence designed by and built for architect Ephraim B. Potter; built 1900.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area: Buildings of Ephraim B. Potter Thematic Resources.

Enoch Rosekrans House -    62 Warren Street, Glens Falls

Large Italianate/Greek Revival, brick residence; built ca. 1855, by contactor Lindsey Pike for local attorney and civic leader.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.

A. S. Rugge House -    428 Glen Street, Glens Falls

Italianate brick residence; built ca. 1880, for shirt, collar and cuff manufacturer.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.

St. Mary's Academy -    10 - 12 Church Street, Glens Falls

Monumental 3-story Gothic Revival sandstone school with tall central entrance / carillon tower.  Designed by Ralph Adams Cram; built 1930.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.

Sherman House -    380 Glen Street, Glens Falls

Imposing Italianate brick residence with large octagonal cupola; built 1850's, for businessman, Augustus Sherman; altered ca. 1897, as part of Bemis Eye Sanitarium.

Smith Flats -     53 - -61 Bay Street, Glens Falls

Large 3-story Victorian frame apartment building with 3-story porches designed by William E. Lawrence; built ca.1895.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.

Society of Friends Hall -    172 - 174 Ridge Street

A 2-story Italianate brick building; built 1875, as Quaker meeting hall.  Design attributed to Marcus F. Cummings.  Converted for commercial use.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.

Thomas Stilwell House  -    134 Maple Street, Glens Falls

Italianate/Eastlake frame residence; built ca. 1876, for hardware merchant.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.

F. W. Wait House -    173 - 175 Ridge Street, Glens Falls

Large Italianate/Second Empire brick residence; built ca. 1876, for local lime manufacturer.  Design derived from pattern book Architectural Details, by Marcus F. Cummings. Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.

House at 216 Warren Street, Glens Falls

Second Empire frame residence; built ca. 1875; design inspired by pattern book of architect Gilbert B. Croff.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area.

Martin L. C. Wilmarth House -    528 Glen Street, Glens Falls

Colonial Revival frame residence, with elaborate decorative trim; designed by Ephraim B. Potter; built ca.1910-11, for furniture and wallpaper manufacturer.  Adjacent, original carriage house.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area: Buildings of Ephraim B. Potter Thematic Resources.

Helen Wing House -    126 Warren Street, Glens Falls

Large Queen Anne/Colonial Revival residence designed by Ephraim B. Potter; built ca. 1893, for widow of prosperous grocer.  Glens Falls Multiple Resources Area: Buildings of Ephraim B. Potter Thematic Resources.

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