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 (Don’s notes said #594)
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 and a Hershey favorite
186 Alpine Drive
3rd or 4th house on left after you turn onto Alpine from East Ave.
202 Alpine Drive
Robert E. Tompkins
This house is wood. (Another Alpine house:? House concrete block next to Heather’s mom? New roof line)
6 Cavan Way
A beautiful wrap around deck overlooking more than 4 acres
Photos and more info
1981 Clover Street (Harley School-Russell Wing)
Bldg #3 (Razed in 1978)
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. xx (Hershey’s coding).
Steel Roch Prod floor (Wrought Iron)
Mrs Mike Mills
President in property & shopping center. x (Hershey’s coding).
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”)
81 Country Club Drive
Jim Erdle was the builder. Cedar exterior and butternut wood in interior, backs up to Irondequoit Country Club golf course. Milt Karz 2nd owner. Veronica Mecca Dahle and Stan sold to Punky and Tom Roger 11/13. Then went on market in 2017.
(Photos were provided by Veronica Mecca-Dahle.)
3575 East Avenue
Alvah F. Stahl
House built for former owner of Rochester Lumber.
3955 East Avenue
Dr. Lou Goldstein
(Listed in Don’s book as a 1962 job)
200 French Road
Medina stone ranch. Near the northeast 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.
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?)
(Hershey’s notes say Wright House & Addition)
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
8 San Rafael Drive
Ranch, 1 acre lot with pond and fountain. 1957 application for a variance for side setbacks.
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
San Rafael Drive
Another home on this street?
2 Stoney Clover Lane
Mylin (Duke) Cramer
It’s hard to see the home due to the number of trees but the corner windows and large overhangs are there along with the interesting orientation of the home to the street. It is 3,000 sq ft on a 3 acre lot and has an indoor pool.
View photos and a video tour
4 Stoney Clover Lane
Dr. J.B. (James Barry) Henshaw
2.5 acre lot, 3,105 sq ft.
18 Stoney Clover Lane
Linda and Malcom Irving Glazer
Billionaire Malcom Glazer hired Hershey in 1967 to design this sprawling home for him. It was one of Don’s favorites. And quite large – 5024 sq. ft. on 2 acres. Stone or part stone.
Marked with 3 stars by Hershey in his notes. xxx Hershey code.
From Wikipedia: Malcolm Irving Glazer (August 15, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American businessman and sports team owner. He was the president and chief executive officer of First Allied Corporation, a holding company for his varied business interests, and owned both Manchester United of the Premier League and Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League.
14? Stoney Clover Lane
(Dr.?) Robert Dickerson
(Alteration to home)