Since last September, the East Parmenter housing project being constructed by Habitat for Humanity has been moving full steam ahead. Not long ago the site was an empty barren lot. Today, there stands 4 homes which were dedicated to four families on May 21st. This is part of a master plan for development of 24 homes on East Parmenter Street. Click here for more photos of the dedication on Habitat’s Facebook page. Some of these homes are also available for purchase. City historian, Mary McTameney even provided Habitat with a old photo of East Parmenter back in the 70’s. Check out the photo below for a trip back in time.
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. Photo by Cher Vick. New gym’s goal: Help Newburgh residents get fit [THR] Field Trip: The Boutique Bringing Indie Brands to Newburgh, NY [UE] Welcome to suburbia: the millennials done […]
The gates are coming down at 159 Broadway and making room for a new architectural salvage business, Hudson Valley House Parts. Owner, Reggie Young, is a veteran when it comes to restoration of old buildings with many years spent in NYC and Hudson, NY. After spending the night at an AirBnb in the city Reggie fell […]
Cream Vintage is the new retro cousin of Cream Boutique, now on Liberty Street selling vintage and high-end consignment. There’s nothing better than searching for one of a kind finds after brunch or buying a chocolate croissant. You can find everything from Christian Louboutins to Woolrich. Although the store is stylish, I found the items […]
Yesterday new benches were being installed at Safe Harbors Green Park. This is a welcome sight as the park is becoming very popular. This summer a salsa event drew over 600 visitors to the park. People need someplace to sit when they aren’t dancing. The park has become such a wonderful amenity to the community. […]
Newburgh is in the latest issue of New York Magazine (and the Chronogram for that matter). You’ll have to wait till the link is live, or purchase a digital or hard copy if you want to read the full article. It’s been quite encouraging to see positive articles pop up about Newburgh in the recent […]