12/12/14 11:30am

43 N City Terrace Newburgh NY

This is a really attractive home at the north end of Newburgh on City Terrace, a street with many gorgeous homes. Everything that can be seen from the photos shows a house that is move in ready. The high ceilings and wooden beams are a nice touch. The listing also says that the square footage does not reflect the upstairs or the finished basement.

43 N City Terrace Newburgh NY (Veronica Rodriguez, ERA Curasi Realty)
Asking Price: $249,900
Year Built: 1952
Size: 1,573 sq ft
Neighborhood: NoBro
Taxes: $9,769
Distance to NYC: 58.1 mi, 1 hour 9 mins
Public Transportation: MetroNorth to Beacon, then take ferry across
Closest Roadways: 9W, I-87, I-84
Google Map

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12/12/14 9:30am

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The weekly link roundup is a collection of links related to Newburgh, revitalization, urban planning and anything else that might inspire change or create dialogue. “Saleboat on the Hudson” by NR flickr user John Leighton

Newburgh seeks to put price tags to properties [THR]
Letter: Newburgh revitalization plan improves city, brings hope [THR]
RAW (Re-imagining the Arts inWynwood) [Project Wynwood]
Born in Brooklyn, Now Making a Motown Move [NYT]
Newburgh transit service to expand [Mid Hudson News]

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12/12/14 7:30am

154 South Street

These houses on South Street are some of my favorite. Back in 2011 I featured this house on a Rescue Me post. Often it’s difficult to purchase these properties because it’s a mystery who owns it. Now it’s on the market as a foreclosure and fortunately there are interior photos. Simply put, the inside is a mess and needs to be totally gutted. This is definitely a task for someone with experience with these types of properties. The Newburgh Community Land Bank has put together a nice guide of tax incentives, funding sources, and grants that might be available.

154 South St Newburgh NY
Asking Price: $25,000
Year Built: 1886
Size: 1,688 sq ft
Neighborhood: NoBro
Taxes: $3,300
Distance to NYC: 58.1 mi, 1 hour 9 mins
Public Transportation: MetroNorth to Beacon, then take ferry across
Closest Roadways: 9W, I-87, I-84
Google Map

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12/10/14 8:47am

Crawford Collage

The annual Candlelight Tour of Newburgh architecture will take place this year on Sunday, December 14th. The self-guided tour taking will include over a dozen decorated homes. The authentically decorated 1830 Captain David Crawford House will start off the tour.

The house circuit features a diverse assortment of public and private spaces, including mansions, structures in rehabilitation process, new construction, architectural gems, and some of Newburgh’s most important landmarks.

An element of the Historical Society’s mission is to promote an appreciation for the region’s architectural significance. The annual Candlelight Tour of Homes showcases Newburgh as a center of architectural variety and beauty.

Admission: $30 Admission. Save $25 with advance purchase.

-Photos of Crawford House by Jillian Elder, Victory Designs