Jewish War Veterans Home

Historic preservation
10:58 pm
Sun June 2, 2013

Neglected historic mansion coming back to life

Work is underway at the Babcock Shattuck House at East Genesee and Westcott Streets.
Credit Samuel Gruber, mycentralnewyork.blogspot.com

Developers hope one day it will serve as a welcoming gateway to the Westcott and University neighborhoods.  

Crews have been restoring the badly deteriorated front and rear porches of the former Jewish war veterans building, also known as the Babcock Shattuck house.  work is also being done on the windows.  David Michel with the University Neighborhood Preservation Association says the workers found more deterioration than they anticipated as they began working on the 118-year-old house…

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