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Glenview Historic Home

This article on Glenview Historic Home is sponsored by the car accident lawyers in Mount Vernon from Banville Law.  Glenview Historic Home is located right behind The Hudson Museum and is an 1877 Gilded Age home that can be found on the National Register of Historic Places.

Historic Home History

Glenview was built by John Bond Trevor, who was a very successful stockbroker in the late 19th century. In 1861, he purchased Seven Pine, a moderately sized home in Yonkers. Following his marriage to Emily Norwood, daughter of Andrew Norwood, a diplomat, John Trevor purchased 23 acres of land that connected to his Seven Pine estate.

Upon his land purchase, he hired City architect Charles W. Clinton to build a spectacular home with a Victorian Gothic and French Second Empire inspiration.

Glenview Features

The historic home reflects the Trevor family's lifestyle and interests that feature tons of fine furnishing, decorative home decor, paintings, woodworking, and gorgeous sculptures. Once you step into the home, you'll be introduced to the first-floor room that maintains magnificent architectural details and elements. Also, on the first floor, guests will have the opportunity to explore the following rooms:

  • the Great Hall
  • the Dining Room
  • the Library
  • the Parlor
  • the Sitting Room
  • the Billiard Room

On the second floor, guests can explore the family's bedrooms that all face the banister overlooking the elaborate staircase. The home also has a third floor that leads up to the attic, where servants and guests would stay. The third floor also provides gorgeous views of the Hudson River atop the observation tower that can be accessed.

If you're looking for more attractions and places to visit in Westchester County, head on over to our next article on the Wave Hill Public Garden & Cultural Center.

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Laurence P. Banville
Date Published: February 18, 2021
Laurence P. Banville is the managing partner of Banville Law. As an experienced personal injury attorney, Mr. Banville helps clients recover compensation from those responsible for his clients' injuries. Our firm is located in New York City, serving clients from the five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island.
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