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Kykuit, 200 Lake Road, Pocantico Hills, Westchester County, NY

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Summary

Significance: Kykuit captures our attention because of the man who lived there. John D. Rockefeller, Sr., lived through twenty-five American presidents; his entrepreneurship changed American business and industry; and his equally important philanthropy built hospitals, clinics, schools, colleges, universities, and models of modern agriculture. Fortunately, Rockefeller's purchases at Pocantico Hills preserved and protected the area as private open space that, now, will be enjoyed by the public.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N257
Survey number: HABS NY-6334

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1933 - 1970
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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Collins, Judy, transmitter
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Pocantico Hills (N.Y.)41.09454, -73.83597
Google Map of 41.0945407, -73.83596779999999
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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