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.
Graft Cidery opens up in Newburgh on Ann Street with pop-up tasting events during the summer Weigant’s Tavern is on the road to be rehabilitated by RipRap, we got to see inside prior to renovations 159-167 Washington Street was once an abandoned row of apartments. It is now an updated and modernized bright spot on […]
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 Michael Lebron. DIY Storm Windows [CB] Where Evictions Hurt the Most [CL] Newburgh school district unveils $198M plan [THR] How Parking Minimums Hinder Small-Scale Developers [ST] The Barriers […]
This is an interesting property close to the waterfront, on the edge of the Heights neighborhood. This is a quieter street, just a block away from Washington’s HQ, the Newburgh Brewery, and other potential projects. The fire damaged house across the street is being renovated by a couple, and The Foundry next door might be completed […]
The Regional Plan Association (RPA) in The Fourth Plan just released their vision for Newburgh in 2040. The city is envisioned to be a healthy and equitable city that is a gateway to the Hudson Valley. Here are some key points of their plan: Partnership with St. Luke’s and MSMC for a buy local initiative, […]
The long-awaited skate park in Newburgh is finally taking shape. Hardcore Skateparks has been charged with the custom skatepark construction. Follow their Instagram page for more updates and photos. -Photo © Hardcore Skateparks