Architecture

Discover the significance of the built environment at Montgomery Place, including structures still extant and those long-vanished.

The Montgomery Place mansion has served as the centerpiece of the estate since 1805. Like most houses, the mansion has changed to suit the needs of different generations. Explore architectural, technological, and decorative changes to the mansion over time and their relation to changing uses of the landscape.

In 1839, Louise Livingston commissioned an opulent gothic-style conservatory at Montgomery Place that rivaled the mansion in prominence on the landscape. View nineteenth-century photographs and sketches that document the glasshouse and surrounding gardens, features no longer extant at the site.

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