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Bailey House


  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

The Bailey House in Central Harlem, New York City is a late 19th century, private residence originally built for circus great, James Bailey. The 15000 square foot chateauesque house was designed by architect Samuel B Reed and finished with Victorian stained glass windows, oak and cherry woodwork and ornate stenciling. There is a house museum in Cortland, New York that is a mirror image of the Bailey House; visit The 1890 House Museum → - AsNotedIn


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1886/00/00 Samuel B Reed Architect
1888/00/00 James Bailey Home A grand limestone mansion is built for James Bailey

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Particulars for Bailey House:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Chateauesque
Level of Significance Local
Owner Private
Architectural Style Romanesque Revival
Historic Use Single dwelling



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 23rd April 1980

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Bailey House
Registry Address: 10 St. Nicholas Pl.
Registry Number: 80002668
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Reed,Samuel B.
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1886, 1888
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Commerce, Trade
Current Sub-Function:

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