Created By: Ithaca Heritage
Near the rear of 971 E State Street, Fariña and Pynchon helped install the roof on the redwood carport in 1959, according to McConkey. The professor lived in the adjacent house and was adviser to the two Cornell undergraduates. Part of the carport fell down in a severe storm several years later.
This point of interest is part of the tour: A Literary Walking Tour of Ithaca (Historic Brochure Edition)