Last summer 290 Liberty Street was torn down. An empty lot is left, with the remains of an old carriage house. The Newburgh Community Land Bank is accepting RFP’s for infill of this site.
The Land Bank had an engineering report done. Due to major structural deficiencies – a bulging eastern wall due to root growth, a cracked and separating north wall, it was concluded that the building could not be re-built in place using the existing footings.
For consideration, complete proposals must be received no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, July 13, 2018, either electronically at info(at)newburghcommunitylandbank.org or by delivery of two printed copies to NCLB offices at 15 Chambers St, Newburgh, NY, 12550.
It’s not every day you see a home on Benkard Avenue being sold or converted back to a 1-family property. These rowhomes work better as single-family properties which makes this one exciting. Not to mention the original details that remain: the porch, double front doors, the mantle etc.
Work still remains to be done, most likely the bathrooms and kitchen. It is being marketed as having all the restoration heavy lifting done, “historic plaster walls are refinished, floors are carefully resurfaced, the yard is tidy and ready to enjoy, and the basement is clean. Now you get to do the fun part: choosing the finishing fixtures and designing a home you love.”
54 Benkard Avenue Newburgh NY Asking Price: $169,000 Year Built: 1890 Size: 1,747 sq ft Neighborhood: The Heights Taxes: $3,179 Distance to NYC: 55.7 mi, 1 hr 2 mins Public Transportation: MetroNorth to Beacon, then take ferry across Closest Roadways: 9W, I-87, I-84 Google Map Listing by: Sarah Hooff, Hanson Real Estate Partners
A completely renovated mansion in the town of Newburgh known as Sweetwood Inn. This home sits on 1.5 acres and has 9 bedrooms. A perfect set up for entertaining out of town guests or housing a large family. It has been tastefully updated and is right next to the Fostertown Elementary School. Sad to see the owners leave to be closer to family.
362 Fostertown Road Newburgh NY Asking Price: $419,000 Year Built: 1847 Size: 3,520 sq ft Neighborhood: Balmville Taxes: $5,523 Distance to NYC: 55.7 mi, 1 hr 2 mins Public Transportation: MetroNorth to Beacon, then take ferry across Closest Roadways: 9W, I-87, I-84 Google Map Listing by: Kathleen Carhart, RE/MAX
The Newburgh Community Land Bank, (NCLB) is seeking responses from interested parties for the purchase and redevelopment of either or both of the properties at 123 and 125 William Street in the City of Newburgh, New York, which NCLB acquired from the City in September 2017 subsequent to property tax foreclosure.
NCLB’s mission is to improve the quality of life in Newburgh by stabilizing and revitalizing abandoned properties, returning them to the tax rolls through transfer to responsible purchasers for full rehabilitation. NCLB seeks proposals that demonstrate a compatible use for the surrounding area, a feasible plan to be completed within a reasonable timeframe (no more than eighteen months from the date of sale), and adequate financial capacity and renovation experience to undertake the project.
Corner buildings are the gateways to neighborhoods. The City of Newburgh is looking to improve this corner of Liberty Street and South William by asking for RFP’s to develop 41 Liberty Street. It has been a long-neglected corner on this burgeoning block. They are seeking a qualified commercial owner-occupant with for-prof use – that will create jobs in the community and add tax revenue to the City.
It would be amazing to see development south on Liberty, just around the corner for 109 South William Street, slated for a new restaurant and venue space.
All responses must be received by Monday, April 30, 2018 by 4:00 pm.
Located at the very northern end of Lander Street, this row home is near other attractive row homes. They just haven’t see the same attention as other sections in the city. Be sure to check out the transformation of 197 Lander across the street that used to be abandoned.
194 Lander Street Newburgh NY Asking Price: $80,000 Year Built: 1900 Size: 2,898 sq ft Neighborhood: NoBro Taxes: $5,500 Distance to NYC: 55.7 mi, 1 hr 2 mins Public Transportation: MetroNorth to Beacon, then take ferry across Closest Roadways: 9W, I-87, I-84 Google Map Listing by: Stacie R. Laskin