A construction fence stands in front of the Gedney Farm House in Mamaroneck Monday as preparations get under way to demolish the house, which has stood since the 1790s.
Rye Neck school officials awarded awarded a demolition contract Feb. 15 for the house and its ancillary buildings. The school district owns the vacant building at 734 E. Boston Post Road.
Asbestos abatement is to start this week, while students are on vacation. The house is expected to be gone within three weeks.