Peter and Karen McComb House

Location: 27 Hornbeck Ridge

Town of Poughkeepsie Historic Site - 27 Hornbeck Ridge

Privately owned

Peter and Karen McComb House is a historic home located at Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York. It was designed by architect Marcel Breuer and built in 1950–1951. The original section is a small one- to two-story, “T”-shaped, International style frame dwelling on a concrete foundation. Three additions were constructed in 1962, 1988, and 1994. It is built into its site atop a steep rock ridge and features large-scale rectangular window panels.[2]:5–6

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[1]


  1. ^ Jump up to:a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). “National Register Information System”. National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. Jump up^ “Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)” (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2015-12-01. Note: This includes Peter D. Shaver and Kathleen LaFrank (June 2009). “National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Peter and Karen McComb House” (PDF). Retrieved 2015-12-01. and Accompanying photographs