Grace Hill for Edwin C. Litchfield, Brooklyn, New York (front elevation)

Alexander Jackson Davis American

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Davis' greatest Italianate villa, Grace Hill, is now the headquarters of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. The original stucco has been removed from the house, and many of the interior details, including the elaborately painted ceiling murals, have been lost. Davis also designed a coach house, greenhouse, and chicken house for the property, none of which are extant.

Grace Hill for Edwin C. Litchfield, Brooklyn, New York (front elevation), Alexander Jackson Davis (American, New York 1803–1892 West Orange, New Jersey), Watercolor, ink, and graphite on paper

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