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.
This before and after post is of the old funeral home on Chambers Street. It was hard to imagine this building ever looking anything else than a funeral home, but the new owner, the Newburgh Community Land Bank, has successfully changed the facade into a more appealing building that leaves no hint of an eerie […]
Things are getting better in Newburgh, but many feel the city hasn’t quite reached the point of selling the Chapman Steamer Firehouse for $399,000. However, that is exactly what has happened with the Dubois Street property that was rumored to be purchased for around $150,000 by the Corcoran Group. It seems little to no updates […]
“Beauty in decay, Liberty Street” by NR flickr user Brian Wolfe. Add your own photos depicting city life to the Newburgh Restoration flickr pool to be used on the blog, or email me. **Flickr users please do not forgot to remove disabling of downloading of pictures. Otherwise I can’t use them**
The City of Newburgh will be hosting a workshop for the public to learn about and provide input on architectural design guidelines that will direct the design of any new or renovated building facades along the Broadway corridor. The public workshop will be held on August 6th, at 6:00pm in the Ritz Theater Lobby, 107 […]
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 Brian Wolfe. ‘The Newburgh Sting,’ on HBO, About Bronx Bomb Plot [NYT] Preservation League announces new plans for old buildings [WVRO News] Two More Homesteaders […]