This is a listing of some of the Don Hershey homes in Pittsford, 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.
548 Allens Creek Road
Frederick J. Pfluke and his wife Louise E.
Two story wood frame dwelling with 3.5 baths, 4 bedrooms, 3 fireplaces and a garage. It contains approx. 2719 sfla and is situated on .74 acres.
Fred. Pfluke was a gas engineer by profession.
835 Allens Creek Road
Dr. Silas F. Scinta and his wife Anne M.
Medina stone, Rayduct floor, 2.5 baths, 4 bdrms, 2940 sq ft
Received Blue Ribbon award
Alpine Drive (2 houses?)
6 Cavan Way
A beautiful wrap around deck overlooking more than 4 acres
Photos and more info
3330 Clover Street
Dr. Robert W. Atkins
On left between Lehigh Station Rd and Graywood Lane. 3685 sq ft and 10.5 acres. Received Honorable Award.
81 Country Club Drive
Jim Erdle was the builder
Cedar exterior and butternut wood in interior, backs up to Irondequoit Country Club golf course
(Photos were provided by Veronica Mecca-Dahle.)
25 Country Club Drive
Added on some bedrooms and bathrooms to the original Hershey-designed home. (Hershey’s 1979 notes say “Stern bought Jack Frank’s house”)
Clear characteristics of Hershey design, such as the one near the northwest corner of Monroe Avenue across from Pittsford Plaza. It, like some others have been hemmed in by development that was certainly not anticipated.
174 Golf Avenue
Glenn and Norma Mentch
Passive solar, radiant heat (next door home #170 Golf is designed by Thomas Boyde Jr., one of Rochester’s first black architects)
Hershey designed the Mentch’s first home at 80 Wisner Road in Irondequoit before designing their new home at 174 Golf Avenue.
Gail Stamphlle (Stamfli?)
42 Harwood Lane
On a 2 acre lot. (House on market in August 2014 for $425,000. Sold 12/14 for $390,000)
40 Long Meadow Circle
New house office
Long Meadow Circle (Drive in Don’s notes?)
James E. Luvalle
Indicated by XX by Hershey (probably refers to prestigious clients he rated between 1 and 3 X’s) – Rayduct floor, Lot 29-B of Long Meadow subdivision
Long Meadow Circle
Long Meadow Circle
Dave Will & Phil Will
25 Parker Drive
Robert E. Wright (same Wright as LaSalle Parkway homes?)
44 Parker Drive
Was most recently occupied by Jeffrey Owen Jones, Bob Dylans’ Mr. Jones from his song Ballad of a Thin Man – “Because something is happening here/But you don’t know what it is/Do you, Mister Jones?” Read Jones’ obituary by Democrat& Chronicle’s Jeff Spevak here. Read NME’s obituary here.
Home featured in Quality Budget Houses (1954)
6 San Rafael Drive
Dr. Louis (or David and Jeanette) Goldstein
(David and Jeanette Goldstein got mortgage in 1963.)
Fence & pond
25 San Rafael Drive
Bernard (Buz) & Barbara Frank
The Franks hired Hershey to design a house for the lot they owned on Sandringham, but ditched that plan when they found and bought the lot on San Rafael.
Photos and more information
Real estate listing
28 San Rafael Drive
Victor & Janet Salitan
Alteration and addition
San Rafael Drive
2 Stoney Clover Lane
Mylin (Duke?) Cramer
Built-in pool. 3 acre lot, 3000 sq ft.
View photos and a video tour
17 Stoney Clover Lane
Dr. J.B. (Barry) Hanshaw
Part stone. Pool, 3,07 acre lot, 4410 sq ft.
14? Stoney Clover Lane
(Dr.?) Robert Dickerson
(Alteration to home)