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 is a section of Newburgh not often featured here on the blog. I love these houses with these gingerbread roofs as I call them. The peaked roof is a style that can be seen throughout Newburgh. There are 3 houses in this row with the same design. St. Luke’s Hospital is down the street, […]
Photo by NR flickr user Steven Rosas. 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. Jane Jacobs on why cities need ‘holes in the wall’ [Star] Developer prepared to sue Newburgh over project delay [THR] Newburgh pushes for high-tech […]
This is another property from the City of Newburgh’s Planning and Development Department in Colonial Terraces. This nice neighborhood is often referred to the “garden spot” of Newburgh. Colonial Terraces was built in 1917 to house workers of the Newburgh ship yards during Word War I. It was constructed during the winter from October to […]
Book stores have always been a favorite pastime of mine. Every time I visit a new city I find myself making a stop in a local bookstore and buying something for the trip home. Nantucket, San Francisco, Santo Domingo, Paris, London, Barcelona, Buenos Aires – they are all places I have vacationed, and they are […]
Last week there was a workshop at City Hall to discuss the complete streets design for Lake Street, Lake Drive and enhancing the Muchattoes Lake area. The Newburgh Complete Streets project aims to increase connectivity between recreational opportunities, improve access to multiple modes of transportation for all ages and abilities, and foster healthy lifestyles. Alta […]