LOCATION 132 Grand St. Newburgh, NY 12550 PHOTOS ABOUT This Greek Revival style church was designed by famed architect, Alexander Jackson Davis, and built in 1835. It served as a church up until 1967, when the congregation moved to a church in the Town of Newburgh. In 2001 it, was designated a National Historic Landmark and much work was put into preserving the church,
Bennett School for Girls MILLBROOK, DUTCHESS COUNTY, NEW YORK Bennett School for Girls aka “Halcyon Hall”was built as a luxury hotel in 1890, it failed to attract the business it hoped for and closed in 1901.In 1907, it became the new home for Miss May Bennett’s school for girls. A six year school (4 for high school and 2 for higher education),
Then/Now Hoyt House aka “The Point” One of my favorite hidden relics of the Hudson Valley is this gothic-revival beauty that’s been withering away in the woods of Staatsburg for the last 50 years. Hoyt House and its grounds were designed by Calvert Vaux (Central Park, Olana, The Met, so much more) in 1855 for Lydig Monson Hoyt, a wealthy NYC merchant.
Designed in 1867 by Frederick Clarke Withers in a High Victorian Gothic Style, this main building is just one within a sprawling complex of abandoned structures that once housed the Hudson River State Hospital. Opening in 1871 on beautifully landscaped grounds designed by Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmsted (who were still creating Central Park at the time), the hospital
Before/After Grossinger's Pool It's quickly being forgotten that the Catskill Mountains were once home to a number of luxurious resorts and hotels where city residents would frequently vacation, but once air travel became more affordable and popular, the Catskills quickly declined. Today, many former luxurious resorts are left to decay.