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The Architecture of William Prescott

Wednesday, July 31

 

Architect William Prescott (1926-1971) grew up in Keeseville, earned a degree at Princeton, and worked at the architectural firm of Howell, Lewis & Shay in Philadelphia before returning to the North Country as principal of W. H. Prescott Associates in Plattsburgh. His distinctly modern style— gently sloped roofs, large overhangs, wide chimneys, vertical wood siding and large expanses of glass—is evident across a wide range of residential, commercial, and municipal properties in the Adirondacks.

On this tour, we’ll stop at two Plattsburgh churches, see a few Prescott-designed  private residences, get a chance to go inside the former Paleface Ski Center lodge, and see a stunning mountainside camp in Keene Valley.

 

The tour begins at 10:00 am and ends around 4:00 pm.

The fee is $55 for AARCH Members and $65 for non-members.

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