It’s official, the Monell Mansion (288 Grand) has finally sold! The last time we looked at it was one year ago and it was full of mold and decay. This will be a serious renovation job that is not for the faint hearted. It is a major achievement to find someone willing to take on the task. There certainly was not a shortage of people interested in buying it. The new owners are a couple from NYC. Hopefully they’ll be willing to share their renovation journey. For historical photos click here and here.
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 Brian Wolfe. Why I’m Moving Home [NYT] Waterfront residences eyed for Newburgh [THR] A new vision for Newburgh’s ‘other waterfront’ [THR] A new kind of artist […]
This house appears to have been vacant for quite some time now. It has suffered a lot of damage due to the neglect- missing pipes, leaks, collapsed ceilings and collapsed walls. This is a gut rehab, and this is most likely an all-cash renovation. In this condition, you will not get a loan from a […]
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 […]
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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] […]