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.
Last Saturdays is a monthly celebration of the arts, culture, and community in historic downtown Newburgh on the last Saturday of every month. This Saturday will be a documentary photography, audio, and text exhibit that explores egalitarian tribe social structures called Hadza: The Roots of Equality at Atlas Studios. Hosts, Katrin Redfern and Andrew Stern, will […]
Photo by Joe Santacroce of Family Memory Services. 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 forget to remove disabling of downloading of pictures otherwise, I can’t use them** Please do not take photos for your own […]
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 Nancy Layne. Facade Grants Fuel Revitalization [IL] Better to replace historic windows? [WM] Putting Music on Your Main Street [MSA] ShotSpotter planning underway in Newburgh [MHN] […]
This is a very special home for sale. It is likely part of the original five bricks saved by Libby Lyon, Newburgh’s own Jane Jacobs. She saved this home and another four (or six depending who you talk to) from destruction from urban renewal. It’s a remarkable story that you can read more in depth […]
This has the potential to be a quaint house, but the inside might be a can of worms. The red box with the “X” means first responders should proceed with caution when entering. Surprisingly the exterior looks to be in good condition despite the apparent neglect. The cornice detail is lovely but the porch might […]