John De Groot House

Rare Second Empire style house. On June 28, 2005, Landmarks designated the John DeGroot house, located at 1674 Richmond Terrace in West Brighton, Staten Island. Constructed in 1870, the house retains its historic form, including floor length parlor windows, molded cornices and a mansard roof with hexagon slate shingles. In approving, Landmarks noted the building was a rare example of the Second Empire style, and applauded Linda Eskenas, its owner, for the meticulous maintenance.

LPC: John De Groot House, 1674 Richmond Terrace (LP-2179) (June 28, 2005).

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