Thank you to the Newburgh Preservation Association for the award they presented me with last night for “Outstanding Service to Preservation in Newburgh”. It was really great meeting so many of you who loyally follow the blog and who also shared so many kind words. Writing this blog really just makes me happy, but it was nice to receive a little recognition for the hard work that it takes to make it happen. It motivates me to try to make 2013 even better! Thank You.
Traditionally Meet a Newburgher is an interview. However, I thought this sweet letter from this new-to-Newburgh couple was a great example who is moving to Newburgh, how they find it, and where they are buying houses. It was my pleasure Ben, Betsy and Percy! Their letter is below: “Just wanted to say “Hello” and Thank […]
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. “Burn barrel” Photo by Brian Wolfe Why Habitat For Humanity Isn’t Building As Many Houses As It Used To [Fast Co.Design] No One’s Very Good at Correctly Identifying Gentrification [City Lab] […]
This house has been on and off the market for a while. But this is the first time there have been interior photos to accompany the listing. The Sunflower House is a historically significant house in the City of Newburgh. It was cataloged by the Historic American Buildings Survey in 1970 and is available at the […]
This is a great story from the Harsh Family that decided to move back to Newburgh from Florida. They chose a house that needed a lot of work. Some rooms are still a work in progress, but the results show a beautiful warm home for this young family that will surely create many new memories […]
Lan has been so great keeping updated with the progress of their new home. It has been an honest look at the good, bad, and the ugly of buying structures that have been abandoned and unattended. Last time we saw an update was in August 2014 when the new wall built by the general contractor […]