DeLand House/Green Lantern Inn

1 East Church Street, Fairport, NY 14450

DeLand HouseThe Deland family was extremely influential in Fairport’s early economic and social development. The home of Henry Deland was constructed in 1874. It is the most visible reminder of the status of the DeLand Family in Fairport in the late 19th century.

The French Chateau home is the most elaborately designed example of Second Empire architecture in the area. The foundation trim, door, and window casings are made of medina stone; portions of the roof are of the mansard style. The most imposing architectural feature is the three-story central tower.

The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Converted to an inn early in the 20th century, the Green Lantern Inn has functioned as a banquet facility for many years, and is a popular fixture in the Fairport community.

The DeLand House was designed by John Rochester Thomas.

DeLand House
DeLand House when it was called Villa Rosenburg


For the FHPC and designated landmarks, go to the village preservation page or the village website.


* Editors note: The National Register of Historic Places application for this structure states that the style is Second Empire or French Mansard. The reference to Chateauesque, a revival style is based on French Renaissance architecture. It is likely refered to as Chateauesque, because the elaborate towners, spires, and steeply pitched roof. (2015)

Green Lantern Inn

Front of the DeLand House facing Main Street.

DeLand House

Front porch and bay with rounded glass windows.

Deland House Roof and Dormers

Mansard roof, dormers and elaborate brackets under the eaves.

DeLand House Mansard Roof

Two-Story Bay with a tower on the East Church Street side of house.

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