This is a listing of some of the Don Hershey homes in Penfield, NY. It includes information such as the year it was built, the name of the original owner and other descriptive information. In some instances, there is a link to photos of the home. Just click on the “Photos” link for that home. This is a work in progress so by no means a complete listing. If you know of other homes that belong on this list, please comment here.
45 Alta Vista Drive
Article about the gardens
Smith Hershey office building
Building housed son Ken Hershey’s engineering firm (a very similar building was later built at the Southwest corner of Monroe and Clover – currently behind the car wash – but was not designed by Hershey). The theory is that it was a copy of the design.
1807 Clark Road
Bob Hershey (Don’s oldest son)
Across from Harwood Circle
1890 Clark Road
Across from Denonville Ridge. On hill. Overlooks Shadow Pines’ 7th & 8th holes
Received Honorable Award.
Hershey designed the family room with wormwood ceilings
41 Hickory Ridge
Hans and Louise Vohs
Next door to the Fox home
57 Hickory Ridge
Next door (on the right) to #65, Bowie home
65 Hickory Ridge
Coral colored house
Read Barbara Bowie-Whitman’s description of her parents’ home and view photos.
77 Hickory Ridge
Dr. James C. and Patricia Weig
Next door (on the left) to #65, Bowie home
78 Mountain Road
(Next to #86 James A. Johnson house)
Photos and more info
Marjorie and Jack Sheffield
4.5 acres, on the historical list in Penfield. Originally built with 900 sq ft. Then Hershey added over 2000 sq ft to the home in 1958 when son Ken moved in.
Off Panorama Trail
Extension off Panorama Trail
(just after Dogwood Glen)
17 Parkview Drive
Alex and Irene Gossin (Irene was former Penfield Town Supervisor and was featured in a 1-17-2016 Democrat & Chronicle article)
1640 Penfield Road
Marge & Emil Muller (now Muller Management)
Another home on Penfield Road
Rotary Club summer camp, south of Panorama Plaza
(Also known as Camp Haccamo.)
Plans done in 1961 and built in 1962
See the featured article on this camp.
Lot is .73 acres. The current owner says, “A classic round window wall, lots of built-in’s with 3 fireplaces including one on a screened porch. It’s built, over-hanging Corbet’s Glen in the forest- its a very cool house.”