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.
The Bluff has a new home for sale. There are no interior photos of this property but an insider says that this home needs a lot of work. Maybe that’s why the price was dropped $60,000 recently. Either way, this is a prime location in the Heights neighborhood. Many of the Bluff homes north of […]
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. “The downing park committee fundraiser.” Life After Brooklyn, Moving Out of Brooklyn Because of High Prices [NYT] Time Blurs: Friends in Woodstock, Refinished Floors, Demolition [45 Henry] How I Became […]
Lander Street is far from up and coming but it’s not everyday you see a house on the market for $15,500. There are no interior photos so this is probably a gut job. There are also many vacant and abandoned buildings on this block. However, not everything is negative. There is a sculptor just a […]
This was a bank-owned property up until a few weeks ago according to Zillow.com. The website says this property sold for $22,000 8/11/14. Maybe it won’t be a Rescue Me home anymore? We can only hope. There are over 700 abandoned or vacant properties in the City of Newburgh. Habitation of these properties is vital […]
The City of Newburgh has posted its August 2014 city owned property list. It’s 37 pages long. Properties range from empty lots to abandoned buildings, row homes to mansions. I am quite partial to this cute house located at 96 Carter. I think it could be an awesome little house. There are a couple of […]