|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.
|Thomas Poynton Ives
|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.
|Gas lights, central heating and a built-in kitchen range are installed in the Thomas P Ives House.
|Invention of Gas Lighting
|L Marcotte and Company
|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.
|Stone, Carpenter and Willson
|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.
|By 1887 the two upper stories had been added to the original one-story bay or bow in the center of the east elevation.
|Jackson, Robertson and Adams
|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.
|John Hutchins Cady
|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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