Andrew Jackson Downing and his Legacy: Newburgh Buildings
W.E. Warren House
Built by Calvert Vaux in 1854, this is Design No. 14 in his book Villas and Cottages. The design is influenced by Downing's book Cottage Residences; or a Series of Designs for Rural Cottages and Cottage-Villas, and Their Grounds, Adapted to North America. The house is located at 196 Montgomery St.
Frederick Clarke Withers' Buildings
Highland Gardens (Downing's Home)
Also known as Botanic Garden and Nurseries or Highland Nurseries, Highland Gardens was Downing's home, farm and nursery on Grand Street.
from the New York Botanical Gardens holiday show
The Balmville home of Catherine and Warren Delano, the grandparents of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Downing and Vaux completed their redesign of the existing mansion in 1854. FDR's mother Sara was born at Algonac in 1852 and married the future president's father James Roosevelt there in 1880.
Warren Delano, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Sara Delano Roosevelt at Algonac
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