Great news just came over from another great Newburgh blog, My Second Favorite Organ. This home that I photographed last year that was in need of saving will indeed receive some aid from Habitat for Humanity. Unfortunately it looks like they might tear it down because it is unsalvageable, but the restoration of a home on this plot will do a great service to this section of Liberty Street! Two homes that were once abandoned will now be added back to the list of rehabilitated homes. Check out My Second Favorite Organ for photos of the back of the home. It’s a wonder it hasn’t collapsed already!
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 NR flickr user Steven Rosas. Newburgh does not need another mall [THR] Newburgh saves 200 million gallons of water [TCP] Newburgh to almost double number of street cameras [MHN] Newburgh doesn’t […]
This is one of the newest houses to come on the market in the city. It probably won’t last long either. Overall, from the photos the house to appears to be in good condition with room for upgrades and needed improvements. It is in a very desirable location, with neighbors such as the Fullerton Mansion […]
Take a ride down some of the humbler streets in Newburgh, ones without the mansions, where the factory workers used to live. It’s where the heart and soul of the city is. This property used to have a storefront, and it is privately owned. For detailed information, check the Orange County tax records. I also love the […]
Back in March of this year, there was a fundraiser for the Newburgh Illuminated Festival. It was in Thornwillow Institute on South Lander. Wow, was this a party. Good things are happening all around the city. Add your own photos depicting city life to the Newburgh Restoration Flickr pool to be used on the blog, or email me. […]
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 NR Flickr user Nancy Layne. Pete’s Hot Dogs: A Newburgh institution [HV1] When Public Art and Historic Preservation Clash [ST] Feds: 20 suspects from violent Newburgh gang charged [THR] Newburgh IDs […]