Briarcliff Manor, Town of Mount Pleasant NY
Briarcliff Manor is a village located in Westchester County, New York. It is shared between the towns of Mount Pleasant and Ossining, and lies entirely within the zip code of 10510. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 7,696, over 91% of whom lived in the Town of Ossining. The town is known for its award-winning school district (ranked 94th nationally as a public school system) and is also home to a campus of Pace University. It is the site of the Trump National Golf Course (formerly Briar Hall Country Club, originally Briarcliff Lodge early 1900's), owned by real-estate mogul Donald Trump.
Though it has few minorities, Briarcliff has a decent-sized Jewish population, and a synagogue called Congregational Sons of Israel (CSI).
The Tree Streets are a network of streets named after trees. They are popular trick or treating sites for the local youth.
North State Road is a street with apartment buildings, businesses, and small houses. This area incorporates streets such as Schrade Road, which also has apartment buildings and small houses. The Wyndcrest condominium development is also in this area.
Downtown, commonly referred to as Town, Pleasantville Road is the closest thing to a 'main street' in Briarcliff Manor. It is home to the Briarcliff Manor Fire Department as well as a number of commercial establishments. Farther along the road are the Briarcliff High School and Briarcliff Middle School. The elementary school, Todd School, is located on Ingham Road, which intersects with Pleasantville Road.
Long Hill Road stretches a long distance across Briarcliff. Many nice houses can be found on this road, as well as on the roads that branch off of it, such as Law Road, Holly Place, Cottonwood Lane, Hirst Road, and Cedar Drive East and West.
Rosecliff is a development of similar houses in the south-west corner of Briarcliff Manor.
Carleton Avenue and Washburn Road are streets in an area that falls under the postal and school systems of Briarcliff but is not governed under the village. It is governed under the Town of Mount Pleasant.
Briarcliff Manor is located in the municipality of Briarcliff Manor in the central western part of Westchester County, NY. To the east of the Village of Ossining lay an area called Whitson�s Corners. It was settled during the 19th century. On November 21, 1902, it was officially incorporated as the Village of Briarcliff Manor
In 1890, an English businessman named Law bought 232 acres of farmland in Whitson�s Corners, calling it 'Briarcliff Farms'. He turned the farm's poor herd of Jersey cows into a profitable venture, distributing milk products. He also cultivated American Beauty Roses 'Briarcliff Roses' which were shipped daily to New York City. His holdings soon increased to 5,000 acres and he had about 300 employees. A community began to evolve there. Law�s estate was said to be a city within itself, including houses for his employees, roads, a Church, the Briarcliff Lodge, a vacation resort and the Briarcliff Manor Light and Power Company. Law�s friend, industrialist Andrew Carnegie, called him 'Laird of Briarcliff Manor'.