Lithograph, John H. Bufford, 1839. (Courtesy Library of Congress, Washington DC.)

Arlington House Lithograph, John H. Bufford, 1839. (Courtesy Library of Congress, Washington DC.)

Town/City
Flatbush
County
Kings County
State/Province
New York
Country
United States of America

Arlington House, Flatbush, New York

Summary

Long Island residence of James Arlington Bennet, who corresponded with JS, 1842–1843.1 Bennet reportedly was proprietor, architect, and designer of house.2 House measured seventy-four by eighty feet and featured two greenhouses.3 Surrounded on three sides by sixteen thirty-foot columns with caps invented and designed by Bennet.4 Example of new class of architecture known as Columbian Order.5

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