Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1803/00/00 Caleb Ormsbee Architect Construction begins on a 55 feet wide and 57 feet deep residence with a projecting one-story curved bay or bow in the center of the east (side) elevation.
1806/00/00 Thomas Poynton Ives Home Thomas P Ives residence is completed. The walls of the front and side elevations are built of imported brick laid in Flemish bond and the rear (north) wall is in American running bond. The foundations are of marble.
1848/00/00 Gas lights, central heating and a built-in kitchen range are installed in the Thomas P Ives House. Invention of Gas Lighting
1875/00/00 L Marcotte and Company Decorators In the 1870's the original finish of the dining room and library is removed and these rooms are elaborately redecorated (lost) by Marcotte of New York City in the Colonial Revival style.
1884/00/00 Stone, Carpenter and Willson Possible Architects The architectural firm of Stone, Carpenter and Richards (or is it Willson) add a one-story elliptical Adamesque portico on the south (main) elevation, the rear service wing, the rear porch and vestibule, and the terraces on the side.
1887/00/00 By 1887 the two upper stories had been added to the original one-story bay or bow in the center of the east elevation.
1910/00/00 Jackson, Robertson and Adams Architects About 1910 the architectural firm of Jackson, Robertson and Adams adds the overmantell to the fireplace in the southeast parlor and French doors in the library.
1954/00/00 John Hutchins Cady Architect The dining room is restored by John Hutchins Cady to the Federal period. The Colonial Revival woodwork by Marcotte is removed. The dining room marble mantelpiece, an original period piece from Philadelphia, is installed.

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Particulars for Thomas P Ives House:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Federal Style
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 30th December 1970

Registry Name: Ives, Thomas P., House
Registry Address: 66 Power St.
Registry Number: 70000023
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Ormsbee,Caleb
Architectural Style: Federal
Area in Acres: 1
Contributing Buildings: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Significant Year: 1803, 1806
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling

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