Since last September, the East Parmenter housing project being constructed by Habitat for Humanity has been moving full steam ahead. Not long ago the site was an empty barren lot. Today, there stands 4 homes which were dedicated to four families on May 21st. This is part of a master plan for development of 24 homes on East Parmenter Street. Click here for more photos of the dedication on Habitat’s Facebook page. Some of these homes are also available for purchase. City historian, Mary McTameney even provided Habitat with a old photo of East Parmenter back in the 70’s. Check out the photo below for a trip back in time.
Awesome Newburgh Foundation awards monthly micro-grants to creative projects in Newburgh! On Sunday, March 17, 2019, we are hosting a pitch party where anyone can pitch a project idea. This time around, the public will VOTE FOR THE WINNER of $1,000. The event is free and the winner will be announced that evening. Location is […]
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. Cher Vick How to Build a Rust Belt Art Boom [CL] ‘Mobility’ Is Starting to Get the Attention It Deserves [G] Why Old Buildings Are the Key to Transforming a […]
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 Cher Vick Death to Minimalism [CA] Community foundation finds a home [THV] Why America’s New Apartment Buildings All Look the Same [BBW] Survey: More than half of U.S. […]
Photos © Mary Kelly Photography For the longest while Liberty Street happenings have been confined between Broadway and Spring Street. Available retail spaces are scarce for the first time in years. Up and coming businesses have to consider options further north and south if they want to be on Liberty Street. Susan Knapik is the proprietor […]
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