J. Y. Dykman Store

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J.Y. Dykman Store

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Front (north) elevation, 2008
Location Nelsonville, NY
Nearest city Beacon
Coordinates 41°25′24″N73°56′56″W / 41.42333°N 73.94889°W / 41.42333; -73.94889 Coordinates: 41°25′24″N73°56′56″W / 41.42333°N 73.94889°W / 41.42333; -73.94889
Built ca. 1890 [1]
MPS Hudson Highlands MRA
NRHP reference # 82001238
Added to NRHP 1982

The J.Y. Dykman Store is located at Main (NY 301) and Pearl streets in the village of Nelsonville, New York, United States, across from the Fish and Fur Club, now the village hall. Like that building, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. It is currently an antique map store.

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It is a one-story, four-bay clapboard-sided frame building. Three of the front four bays are taken up by wood-framed plate glass windows and the recessed double-door entrance with single-light transom; the western bay is a garage added later on. Above it is a bracketed sheet metal entablature with the words "J.Y. DYKMAN" and fleur-de-lis and swag motifs on the fascia and pilaster capitals. [1]

Bay (architecture) space defined by the vertical piers, in a building

In architecture, a bay is the space between architectural elements, or a recess or compartment. Bay comes from Old French baee, meaning an opening or hole.

Clapboard (architecture) wooden siding on a building in the form of horizontal boards, often overlapping

Clapboard or clabbard, also called bevel siding, lap siding, and weatherboard, with regional variation in the definition of these terms, is wooden siding of a building in the form of horizontal boards, often overlapping.

Framing (construction) in construction, is the fitting together of pieces to give a structure support and shape

Framing, in construction, is the fitting together of pieces to give a structure support and shape. Framing materials are usually wood, engineered wood, or structural steel. The alternative to framed construction is generally called mass wall construction, where horizontal layers of stacked materials such as log building, masonry, rammed earth, adobe, etc. are used without framing.

The 1876 Beers map of the Nelsonville area, the earliest one, shows the corner as part of the Gouverneur estate. By 1912 James Y. Dykman, a prominent local businessman [2] who had already opened a feed store nearby, is listed as the owner of a grocery at the site. [1] By the late 20th century it had become Hudson Rogue, a dealer in antique maps and prints. [3]

J. Y. Dykman Flour and Feed Store

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Barry, Elise (1982-03-08). "National Register of Historic Places nomination, J.Y. Dykman Store". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation . Retrieved 2008-10-02.
  2. Blake, William (1849). "The History Of Putnam County, N.Y. with an enumeration of its Towns, Villages, Rivers, Creeks, Lakes, Ponds, Mountains, Hills And Geological Features, Local Traditions and Short Biographical Sketches Of Early Settlers, Etc." dunhamwilcox.net. Retrieved 2008-10-02. JAMES Y. DYKMAN, born in Philipstown, July 8th, 1845, has been for many years engaged in general merchandise in Nelsonville.
  3. "Putnam County Shopping". Putnam County Visitors' Bureau. 2003. Retrieved 2008-10-02. Hudson Rogue has been in business for over 30 years providing discriminating shoppers with a vast selection of antique prints, maps, posters, books, autographs, postcards and more. They also provide custom framing.