Gallery

Circa 1920

[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_abbey.jpg]500From the living area, the door on the right led to Everett’s octagonal-shaped cigar room, currently used as a conference room called the President’s meeting room (PMR.)
From the living area, the door on the right led to Everett’s octagonal-shaped cigar room,currently used as a conference room called the President’s meeting room (PMR.)
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_jazzmans.jpg]390The living room, now the Burgdorff Gallery & Jazzman’s café, was resplendent with Victorian furnishings popular in the early 20th century and a piano which Everett’s second wife, Grace, enjoyed playing.
The living room, now the Burgdorff Gallery & Jazzman’s café, was resplendent with Victorian furnishings popular in the early 20th century and a piano which Everett’s second wife, Grace, enjoyed playing.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_jazzmans2.jpg]370From the living area, the door on the right led to Everett’s octagonal-shaped cigar room, currently used as a conference room called the President’s meeting room (PMR.)
From the living area, the door on the right led to Everett’s octagonal-shaped cigar room, currently used as a conference room called the President’s meeting room (PMR.)
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_mansion.jpg]410The Everett Mansion, designed by architect George Oakley Totten, Jr., in 1909 in the 14th century English/Roman feudal mansion style. Totten also designed Everett’s Washington, D.C.,home, now home to the Turkish ambassador.
The Everett Mansion, designed by architect George Oakley Totten, Jr., in 1909 in the 14th century English/Roman feudal mansion style. Totten also designed Everett’s Washington, D.C.,home, now home to the Turkish ambassador.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_bedroom.jpg]440The former master bedroom of the Everett’s is now the Dean of Students Office. Just off the bedroom is Everett’s private study, now the President’s office.
The former master bedroom of the Everett’s is now the Dean of Students Office. Just off the bedroom is Everett’s private study, now the President’s office.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_bedroom2.jpg]320Italian marble was imported to face the fireplaces throughout the Mansion.
Italian marble was imported to face the fireplaces throughout the Mansion.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_bergdorfs.jpg]300The living room, now the Burgdorff Gallery & Jazzman’s café, was resplendent with Victorian furnishings popular in the early 20th century and a piano which Everett’s second wife, Grace, enjoyed playing.
The living room, now the Burgdorff Gallery & Jazzman’s café, was resplendent with Victorian furnishings popular in the early 20th century and a piano which Everett’s second wife, Grace, enjoyed playing.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_courtyard.jpg]240Arriving guests traveled the mile-long drive through the “E” signature gates to the grand Porte Cochere entrance of the Mansion.
Arriving guests traveled the mile-long drive through the “E” signature gates to the grand Porte Cochere entrance of the Mansion.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_den.jpg]220The former breakfast room/sunroom, just off the dining room, is now the College Library’s quiet study room.
The former breakfast room/sunroom, just off the dining room, is now the College Library’s quiet study room.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_dining_room.jpg]270 The grand dining room, paneled in Cuban mahogany and decorated with sterling silver sconces from England, is now the College’s library.
The grand dining room, paneled in Cuban mahogany and decorated with sterling silver sconces from England, is now the College’s library.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_dining_room2.jpg]220The grand dining room, paneled in Cuban mahogany and decorated with sterling silver sconces from England, is now the College’s library.
The grand dining room, paneled in Cuban mahogany and decorated with sterling silver sconces from England, is now the College’s library.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_fountain-thru-portico.jpg]220The Cascades, a 13-tiered fountain framed by a massive stone double stairway, greeted guests arriving in the courtyard.
The Cascades, a 13-tiered fountain framed by a massive stone double stairway, greeted guests arriving in the courtyard.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_fountain_steps.jpg]260The Cascades, a 13-tiered fountain framed by a massive stone double stairway, greeted guests arriving in the courtyard.
The Cascades, a 13-tiered fountain framed by a massive stone double stairway, greeted guests arriving in the courtyard.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_living_room.jpg]490The former master bedroom of the Everett’s is now the Dean of Students Office. Just off the bedroom is Everett’s private study, now the President’s office.
The former master bedroom of the Everett’s is now the Dean of Students Office. Just off the bedroom is Everett’s private study, now the President’s office.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_lower_hallway.jpg]250Upon entering the Mansion, guests were led down the oak-paneled, first-floor hall (painted with hand-stenciled signature “E” border around the windows) to a reception area.
Upon entering the Mansion, guests were led down the oak-paneled, first-floor hall (painted with hand-stenciled signature “E” border around the windows) to a reception area.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_playroom.jpg]220Sarah and Betty Grace (children by Everett’s second wife, Grace) play in the nursery, a room that is now used as a classroom.
Sarah and Betty Grace (children by Everett’s second wife, Grace) play in the nursery, a room that is now used as a classroom.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_sitting_room.jpg]190The Abduction of Proserpine by 16th century Italian artist Allessandro Allori hung in the former ballroom, which is now known as the Everett Theatre. Today the painting is included in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum.
The Abduction of Proserpine by 16th century Italian artist Allessandro Allori hung in the former ballroom, which is now known as the Everett Theatre. Today the painting is included in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_stairwell.jpg]250Upon entering the Mansion, guests were led down the oak-paneled, first-floor hall (painted with hand-stenciled signature “E” border around the windows) to a reception area.
Upon entering the Mansion, guests were led down the oak-paneled, first-floor hall (painted with hand-stenciled signature “E” border around the windows) to a reception area.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_upstairs_hallway.jpg]220The maple-paneled second floor included ten bedrooms, six baths and the nursery. Today, the same rooms are used for administrative offices and classroom space.
The maple-paneled second floor included ten bedrooms, six baths and the nursery. Today, the same rooms are used for administrative offices and classroom space.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_gateway.jpg]270The exterior of the 27-room Mansion was completed in eight months. It took another three years to complete the interior and furnish it.
The exterior of the 27-room Mansion was completed in eight months. It took another three years to complete the interior and furnish it.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_everett-on-horseback.jpg]230Edward H. Everett was an avid equestrian as well as admirer of the horsepower of his three Rolls Royces, garaged in Birchwood, the building which now houses the College’s Admission Office.
Edward H. Everett was an avid equestrian as well as admirer of the horsepower of his three Rolls Royces, garaged in Birchwood, the building which now houses the College’s Admission Office.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_workers.jpg]190Thirty-two Italian stonemasons worked seven days a week, ten hours a day to complete the Mansion’s exterior in 1911.
Thirty-two Italian stonemasons worked seven days a week, ten hours a day to complete the Mansion’s exterior in 1911.
[img src=http://www.svc.edu/centennial/wp-content/flagallery/circa_1920/thumbs/thumbs_undercontruction.jpg]270Thirty-two Italian stonemasons worked seven days a week, ten hours a day to complete the Mansion’s exterior in 1911.
Thirty-two Italian stonemasons worked seven days a week, ten hours a day to complete the Mansion’s exterior in 1911.

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