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 sign went up a few weeks ago at the corner of Broadway and Johnston Street right next to the empty Mid-Broadway lot. The fence is new and stops people walking through it as was once a popular habit. I called the number and they said there are no specific plans to develop the site, […]
Administrative Assistant and Special Projects Coordinator The Newburgh Community Land Bank is seeking a dynamic professional to serve as an administrative assistant and special projects coordinator on a part time basis (20 hours/wk). This individual will help with the day to day operations of the Land Bank and assist with new projects as they arise. […]
Two weeks ago the city had to clean up 21 and 23 Johnston St which were visibly collapsing for quite a while. The rough winter we had last year really took a toll on the buildings. The clean up cost about $200,000. Now attention is being raised for other buildings in distress like 110-112 Broadway. […]
What a great weekend in was for Newburgh Open Studios 2014. The weather was amazing and it was wonderful to see the influx of visitors walking around the city discovering and site seeing. The first open studios started with only 12 artists. This year over 50 participated and new exhibition spaces were added. Columbia University […]
These quirky old buildings are some of the best in Newburgh. This one is located just one block west of 9W in front of St. Patrick’s Cemetery that can be seen from Broadway. There is practically no detailed information available other than it is zoned for commercial use, although it’s probably residential on the upper […]