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15 Rockaway Avenue, corner of Second Street

House Type/Style: Second Empire Revival, listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Architect: John Kellum and Delamater Denton

Builder: James H. L'Hommedieu

Year built: 1872

Original exterior: Clapboard (brick underneath)

Remodeled/Additions:
--1999, upgraded electrical, renovated interior plaster and floors, porch work
--2000, central air
--2001, renovated and remodeled kitchen, basement, back porch and entire interior, including lead paint removal and abatement
--2004, wrapped front porch around to mirror south side of house, landscaped driveway and lawns

Additional comments:
--Original panoramic view of Garden City was taken from this house by removing the cupola

Date filed: January 2005
File Number: 0005R