Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Dr Sylvester Willard Significant name
Louis Comfort Tiffany Architect
1916/00/00 Theodore Willard Case Home, Work Theodore Case buys the Willard Mansion and remodels several outbuildings to support his research into sound-on-film technology: former C19th carriage house into an experimental movie studio, C19th century greenhouse into the Case Research Laboratory.
1925/06/00 Theodore Willard Case Inventor Theodore Case directs vaudevillian Gus Visser and his singing duck. Theodore Case Sound Test: Gus Visser and His Singing Duck Invention of Talking Pictures

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Particulars for Dr Sylvester Willard Mansion:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Entertainment - Recreation
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Area of Significance Health-medicine
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Industry
Area of Significance Invention
Architectural Style Neoclassical
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Area of Significance Science
Historic Use Single dwelling
Area of Significance Social History

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 13th November 1989

Registry Name: Willard, Dr. Sylvester, Mansion
Registry Address: 203 W. Genesee St.
Registry Number: 89001948
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Tiffany,Louis Comfort
Architectural Style: Classical revival, Greek revival
Area in Acres: 1
Contributing Buildings: 3
Non-Contributing Buildings: 1
Contributing Objects: 2
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Industry, Art, Entertainment-recreation, Health-medicine, Science, Architecture, Social history, Invention
Applicable Criteria: Event, Person, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1925-1949
Significant Year: 1836, 1843, 1892
Associated People: Willard,Dr. Sylvester,et al.
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Museum

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