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Halcyon Hall

Halcyon Hall

Because I appreciate the info, I'm sharing: Millbrook, NY: This portion is Halcyon Hall, built in 1893, moved to this location in 1907 as part of the Bennett College for Girls, later Bennett Junior College. The school filed bankruptcy and closed in 1978. It has since fallen into this state, burst pipes adding major water damage, roofs collapsed, trees growing up thru the building! It is now owned by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp, & was scheduled to be demolished in 2012, but is still…

Because I appreciate the info, I'm sharing: Millbrook, NY: This portion is Halcyon Hall, built in 1893, moved to this location in 1907 as part of the Bennett College for Girls, later Bennett Junior College. The school filed bankruptcy and closed in 1978. It has since fallen into this state, burst pipes adding major water damage, roofs collapsed, trees growing up thru the building! It is now owned by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp, & was scheduled to be demolished in 2012, but is still…

2! weeks! until! Paris!  ellyjonez:    smokeandsassafrass:    Beautiful art nouveau architecture that I stumbled upon in Paris.

2! weeks! until! Paris! ellyjonez: smokeandsassafrass: Beautiful art nouveau architecture that I stumbled upon in Paris.

Bennett School for Girls: College which Taught America's Privileged Set for Demolition ~ Kuriositas

Bennett School for Girls: College which Taught America's Privileged Set for Demolition ~ Kuriositas

Courtyard; Bennett School for Girls. The Bennett School for Girls, originally founded in Irvington N.Y. by Miss May Bennett, found Halcyon Hall quite suitable as a new home in 1907. The school had been in operation for seventeen years and had 120 students, most from prominent families. These women took a six year course of study - four years of high school and two years of higher study. Language, culture, and fine arts were stressed in the curriculum.

Courtyard; Bennett School for Girls. The Bennett School for Girls, originally founded in Irvington N.Y. by Miss May Bennett, found Halcyon Hall quite suitable as a new home in 1907. The school had been in operation for seventeen years and had 120 students, most from prominent families. These women took a six year course of study - four years of high school and two years of higher study. Language, culture, and fine arts were stressed in the curriculum.

Halcyon Hall, Millbrook, NY. Southern exposure. In May of 2014, two concerned citizens groups in New York banded together to attempt to preserve the building and turn the grounds into a park.

Halcyon Hall, Millbrook, NY. Southern exposure. In May of 2014, two concerned citizens groups in New York banded together to attempt to preserve the building and turn the grounds into a park.

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