An official Path Through History Site! Still standing on it’s original site in its original orientation, the Hendrik I. Lott house is a rare surviving Dutch American house in NYC. In 1719, family patriarch Johannes Lott purchased a farm in the rural town of Flatlands. The Lott family quickly became leaders in their community. The Hendrick I. Lott House is owned by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, operated by the Hendrick I. Lott House Preservation Association, and is a member of the Historic House Trust.