One Pendleton Place designated

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 … <Read More>

Duggin-designed villa to have designation hearing

Landmarks takes first step in designation of former Staten Island home of prominent engraver. On November 15, 2005, Landmarks initiated the designation process for 1 Pendleton Place, an 1860 Stick Style villa built by Charles Duggin for William S. Pendleton. Pendleton was a distinguished American engraver in the 19th Century, and cofounded the first known lithographic shop in Boston. He was prominent in Staten Island civic life, founding at least two churches and serving as … <Read More>