Prepared for:

Board of Directors
Jerome Park Conservancy
Ricardo Fernandez, Chairman
Anne Marie Garti, President


Prepared by:

Robert J. Kornfeld, Jr. AIA
Chairman, Preservation Committee


DRAFT REPORT - AUGUST, 1998 

 

What's New
Lehman College

 




TABLE OF CONTENTS

Acknowledgments
Preface
Executive Summary

I. Jerome Park Reservoir and the History of the Croton Waterworks 

A. The Early Water Supply of New York City
B. The Old Croton Aqueduct
C. The Croton Waterworks Extension
D. Works of the Aqueduct Commissioners
E. The Jerome Park Reservoir

II. History of the Jerome Park Community

A. Early History
B. The American Revolution
C. Nineteenth Century

III.

Landscape Features and Historic Structures at Jerome Park Reservoir

A. Siting and Landscape Features
B. Historic Stone Walls
C. Structures
D. Summary of Condition Report

IV.

Historic Status of Jerome Park Reservoir

A. Landmark Status
B. Impact of the Proposed Water Treatment Plant

Select Bibliography
Illustrations