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    • 100 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • Little can be seen of this house, hidden by trees and hedge. The high peak of the roof and the sunburst over the entryway are interesting architectural details.
    • 105 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Mansard roofs; Porches;
    • This house had, in 1996, retained its original roof shingles. It has been undergoing a renovation for years. The front porch has an inset that is an addition, as is the second floor porch. This dwelling has been converted into apartments.
    • 106 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Mansard roofs; Porches;
    • This mansard has kept its original roof shingles but many of the other architectural elements - the windows and doors and the porch balustrade - have been changed. This style of house, built for working class families, occurs throughout the Village...
    • 109 and 111 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • This two-family house is an unusual combination of styles. The half-timbered portion on the left seems to enclose a dark shingled structure on the right. The history of this house is unknown.
    • 118 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Architectural decorations & ornaments;
    • The porch and entryway of this house show detailing. Otherwise it's rather plain but long pendant drops mark every corner of the roof. This is a photograph in the series, Nyack on the Hudson, 1884 - 1984.
    • 118 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • This large house has little decoration but the diamond-shaped pendants on the eaves are unusual. Comparing this photo to an earlier one (Nyack Library image #7378), an entryway on the back right has been removed. This dwelling does appear on the...
    • 12 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Shutters;
    • Built in 1855, this house was restored in 1984 to its original style and color. The double roof brackets, the shutters for the multi-paned windows, and the carved porch columns all contribute to the pleasing aspect of this dwelling.
    • 12 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Columns; Porches;
    • This superbly preserved residence, built in the Italianate style about 1855, has double brackets and unusual porch supports. It was built by the Nyack physician, Benjamin Davison, who lived in it for three decades.
    • 121 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Bungalows; Porches;
    • This small bungalow has a roof line that curves over the porch. The house appears to have had few changes since it was built, although it's unlikely that the stucco is original. it is a simple construction, with unusual porch columns with brackets.
    • 125 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches;
    • This house has been preserved and cared for. The curved balustrade posts on the porches are unique and probably original. The two-window outcrop between the eaves is unusual. Lots on this south side of First Avenue in Nyack are narrow, only about...
    • 129 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Mansard roofs;
    • The rectangular appearance of this four-square mansard house is relieved by the matching curves over the door and windows and in the balustrade. The Village of Nyack has many houses of this style.
    • 129 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Mansard roofs; Porches;
    • Many of the original details of this large mansard-roofed Victorian dwelling are well preserved. Note the roof shingles, the hoods over the windows, the brackets, the pillars and the balustrade.
    • 130 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Churches; Stone buildings;
    • Grace Episcopal Church was begun in 1868 and completed in 1878. Local red sandstone and traprock were used, handhewn on the site.
    • 133 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • This dwelling is one of many on Nyack's First Avenue that has had few major changes in over 100 years. The sunbursts over the third-story windows and the carving over the portal are unusual.

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