06/22/17 7:30am

Take a ride down some of the humbler streets in Newburgh, ones without the mansions, where the factory workers used to live. It’s where the heart and soul of the city is. This property used to have a storefront, and it is privately owned. For detailed information, check the Orange County tax records.

I also love the building next door. The roofline has a special detail to cover a stairway.

There are over 700 abandoned or vacant properties in the City of Newburgh. Habitation of these properties is vital to the revitalization of the city. 196 Ann Street Newburgh NY Google Map

06/15/17 7:30am

Grand Street has some of the most spectacular architecturally significant properties in Newburgh. This house has been boarded up for a while. There are some great bones here to bring back to life.

This property is owned by the City of Newburgh. For detailed information, check the Orange County tax records.

There are over 700 abandoned or vacant properties in the City of Newburgh. Habitation of these properties is vital to the revitalization of the city. 246 Grand Street Newburgh NY Google Map

03/16/17 7:30am

17 William Street Newburgh NY

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 not hold up much longer. This is a privately owned home. For detailed information, check the Orange County tax records.

There are over 700 abandoned or vacant properties in the City of Newburgh. Habitation of these properties is vital to the revitalization of the city. 17 William Street Newburgh NY Google Map

03/09/17 7:30am

87 William Street Newburgh NY

If we have spoken lately, you know I love William Street. It’s scary, but it is a great commercial corridor that has adapted to be more residential over the years. Many storefronts have been converted into apartments, buildings are vacant and crumbling, and overall you probably wouldn’t feel very safe. If you can see past the broken glass and graffiti, there is potential and value here. And those original windows? Keep them!

This particular property is for sale by the City of Newburgh for $11,900. For detailed information, check the Orange County tax records.

There are over 700 abandoned or vacant properties in the City of Newburgh. Habitation of these properties is vital to the revitalization of the city. 87 William Street Newburgh NY Google Map

03/02/17 7:30am

28-30 Carpenter Ave Newburgh NY

This is a property on Carpenter Avenue between Van Ness and 1st Street. Some of you are looking for warehouse/studio space. If you have an open mind and a large budget, there are plenty of buildings that need repair such as this one. It looks like it was an auto shop at one time because of the lettering above one of the garages “service dept.” Some of the walls have caved in, but as we saw this week, this property is not too far gone – yet. The property is privately owned. For detailed information, check the Orange County tax records. Search for “30 Carpenter Avenue” and you will find out who owns it and their address to contact them. Current taxes are less than $1,000 each year.

There are over 700 abandoned or vacant properties in the City of Newburgh. Habitation of these properties is vital to the revitalization of the city. 28-30 Carpenter Ave Newburgh NY Google Map

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