Tuttle Apartments

The Village of Cayuga Heights

Tuttle Apartments

Ithaca, New York 14850, United States

Created By: Ithaca Heritage


A decade after the construction of the elegant Greystone mansion across the street, this French Chateau-style apartment building located at 107 Cayuga Heights Road was designed by a Cornell-trained architect. It became known as Tuttle Apartments, and Cornell professors and their spouses were the first tenants. The development was the inspiration of Cornell law student Elbert Parr Tuttle (1897-1996), who would later become a federal judge touted as "a true judicial hero" by President Jimmy Carter when Tuttle was awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom.

To learn more about the history of the Tuttle Apartments, visit The Cayuga Heights History Project website.


This point of interest is part of the tour: The Village of Cayuga Heights


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