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Recent Coverage

"Kykuit’s numbers indicate the magnitude of what there is to see: a six-story stone manor, 40 rooms, 20 bedrooms, almost 40 fountains, over 100 works of modern art in the galleries, more than 70 pieces of modern sculpture outdoors and a sprawling coach barn with numerous horse-drawn carriages and family automobiles."
- Douglas P. Clement, The New York Times, "At the Rockefellers’ Kykuit, Painterly Gardens and a Rosy Legacy"

“There are epic jack o'lantern displays, and then there's The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze.’
--Lauren Matthews, Women's Day, "19 Insane Jack-o'-Lantern Displays That Take Pumpkin-Carving to the Next Level"

"That’s why [Washington Irving’s] stories endure, and why they leave their author behind: because they are generous. They stretch with each reader’s imagination, and contract again to make room for the next – century after century."
--Elizabeth Bradley, Salon, "My Spooky Halloween Sleepover''

"The Hudson Valley's historic sites range from Philipsburg Manor, an 18th-century farm and mill, to Sunnyside, the riverside home of Washington Irving, the 19th-century author of 'Rip Van Winkle' and 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.' But for 20th-century history, nothing beats the Rockefeller estate at Kykuit."
--Beth Harpaz, The Associated Press, “Autumn in NY’s Hudson Valley"

"Events like The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze at post-Revolutionary Van Cortlandt Manor in Croton-on-Hudson (think Christo’s “The Gates” for kids) and Horseman’s Hollow at Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow (think Anne Rice meets Washington Irving) draw tens of thousands of visitors to the region each fall."
--Georgette Gouveia, The WAG, "Housing History"