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Gould, Jay, Estate (Lyndhurst)

Tarrytown, New York
County of Westchester.
635 South Broadway
National Register Number: 66000582
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Watch in
Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: House Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 13, 1966):
Gould was a freewheeling financier notable even in the era of unrestrained capitalism after the Civil War. Gould is still remembered, and still vilified, for his attempt to corner the nation's gold market. Lyndhurst, built in 1838 for William Paulding, former mayor of New York City, was one of the first of A. J. Davis' designs in the style that became known as "Hudson River Gothic," and is a palatial example of the Gothic Revival in the United States. Gould acquired it in 1880.

The NHL is showing "no threats" to the landmark at this time. However finanaical concerns warrant listing the NHL as under "Watch."

Grants and other finacial assistance have come in to support the operting budget . Other grants continue to be written to support capital improvements, repairs and restoration activties. Privates sources of funding are also being pursued.ms.

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