Chester Smolski


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Jacob Ruppert Jr.'s private estate at Eagle's Rest, in Garrison, NY. Ruppert commenced construction on the property and his estate was completed in 1928. The mansion is styled as a Tudor Revival house. The site would eventually become Saint Basil Academy.


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Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, MSS-0041, Special Collections, James P. Adams Library, Rhode Island College.


schools, housing, historic buildings, tudor