|photo via StreetEasy.com
Notice--The Brick Presbyterian Church, corner of Beekman and Nassau sts, having been sold, the Trustees have procured a beautiful Location in the Evergreen Cemetery, to which place all the remains of the dead found in their graveyard will be removed, unless otherwise indicated by surviving friends. Mr. James S. Hull, Sexton of the Church, will attend daily at the Church from 9 to 10 o'clock a.m. to receive intimations from the friends of the departed, and give any information desired.
To Let--At Cornwall On The Hudson, on the bank of the river, and at the base of Storm King Mountain, the furnished 8-roomed cottage lately occupied by Andrew Fletcher, Esq. Or the furnished double 16-roomed house in same location; all modern improvements, extensive lawns, garden, fruit trees, &c.; boating and bathing accommodations, ice-house' everything in first-class order, and will be let to a responsible party on reasonable terms. Apply to Mr. John R. Spies, No. 65 2d-st., New-York, or on the premises to James S. Hull.
On April 24, 1877, two weeks after that ad appeared, Hull sold the Second Street house to Nathaniel Hodgson for $15,000 (about $378,000 today). It may have been at this time that the house was remodeled from Greek Revival to the more up-to-date Italianate style with a new cornice and entrance.
|Other than replacement entrance doors, the house was little changed from its 19th century appeared around 1941. via the NYC Dept of Records & Information Services
|Red paint covered the red brick and the brownstone was painted white in the last quarter of the 20th century. The colored glass panes above the parlor windows were removed in a recent renovation. photo by Beyond My Ken