High Victorian villa with English Rustic and Swiss styles. On March 14, 2006, Landmarks designated 1 Pendleton Place, located at 166 Franklin Avenue in the New Brighton section of Staten Island. Constructed in 1860, the house is a rare surviving example of a High Victorian picturesque villa incorporating elements of the English Rustic and Swiss styles. 2 CityLand 11 (Dec. 15, 2005). In approving, Landmarks Commissioner Robert B. Tierney remarked that the house was “an exceptional work of architecture with rich details and an impressive history.” The present owners undertook careful restoration of the home’s massed gabled roof, overhanging eaves, exposed rafters, decorative trusses, and prominent chimneys, receiving an award from the Preservation League of Staten Island.
LPC: 1 Pendleton Place, 166 Franklin Avenue (LP-2189) (March 14, 2006).