Tag: Tredwell

Happy Birthday, Merchant’s House Museum!

On May 11, 1936, the old Tredwell house on 4th Street opened as the Merchant’s House Museum.

Landmarks 50: Merchant’s House Museum

All this year we have been celebrating the 50th anniversary of the New York City landmarks law, and today we focus on one of the very first buildings to be granted landmark designation. At the first meeting of the new

Remembering When: Skidmore House Landmarked

On August 18, 1970, the Landmarks Preservation Commission designated landmark status to the grand Greek Revival house at 37 East 4th Street. The house was built in 1844-45 by Samuel Tredwell Skidmore, a relative of Seabury Tredwell, who lived with

Merchant's House Museum

If These Walls Could Talk: Merchant’s House Museum Edition

As our program schedule attests, we here at GVSHP love a good renovation story. So we were delighted when our friends over at the Merchant’s House Museum sent us pictures of their de-plastered wall, part of a $598,000 structural restoration