Utica’s Rutger Park Featured on the Joe Kelly Show

August 24, 2023

Have you always wanted to know more about Utica’s Rutger Park?  Recently, Landmarks Officer/Vice President of Education & Newsletter Editor, Mike Bosak, sat down with WUTR’s Joe Kelly to share some updates on the Landmarks Society of Greater Utica and to provide an overview of Rutger Park with special focus on #3.

Rutger Park is an important tract of land along Utica’s Rutger Street that contains several historically and architecturally significant mansions, two of which are part of an ongoing restoration project being led by the Landmarks Society of Greater Utica.

#3 Rutger Park Also known as the Miller, Conkling, Kernan Residence, was initially built for Morris Miller, judge, and designed by Phillip Hooker, the noted architect of Albany, NY in 1830.  It is designated as a National Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  #1 Rutger Park also known as the Munn Residence, built for John Munn, banker, and designed by Alexander Jackson Davis, leading American architect in 1854.  Architectural drawings for #3 are on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC.

Work to preserve and restore these landmarks has been ongoing by the Landmarks Society of Greater Utica.  Your support is always welcome.

Don’t miss it!  Take 30 minutes to watch and listen in here!  We anticipate offering live Rutger Park mansion tours again on a select Saturday in the Fall of 2023.  Stay tuned on our website for more details.