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“A View Of Northgate” – Original Works by Thom Johnson

Announcing “A View Of Northgate” – Original Works by Thom Johnson A collection of ink washes by Hudson River Artist Thom Johnson, based on the ruins of Northgate (the old Cornish Estate) located in Hudson Highlands State Park near Cold … Continue reading

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HVR 2016

A few representative images from this past year. Many more photos from 2016 can be found on our instagram account (no account needed to browse those photos). 01. January Sunset in an industrial space, before its conversion to residential. Beacon, … Continue reading

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Review of “Hudson Valley Ruins”

Tom Rinaldi and I have really enjoyed our first few gallery talks and lecture presentation at the New York State Museum, making new friends and seeing familiar faces, and receiving feedback on our Hudson Valley Ruins exhibit. One review in … Continue reading

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Halloween 2016

Happy Halloween. Here’s a Jack O’Lantern of a house for you. This Ulster County house burned three years ago. Local newspaper articles said it was a multi-family home, “newly renovated” from an 1800s house, and was vacant for a week, … Continue reading

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NYWBRy, East Third Street Station Demolition

Mount Vernon’s East Third Street station of the New York, Westchester, and Boston Railway is undergoing demolition. The railway operated between 1912 and 1937 and the White Plains terminus of this branch was located at the present-day site of the … Continue reading

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HVR Opening Reception & Sale of Wyndclyffe

HUDSON VALLEY RUINS at the NEW YORK STATE MUSEUM Many thanks to all who attended the opening reception and gallery tour on September 24! Tom Rinaldi and I had a lot of fun leading the tour and we hope you … Continue reading

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Opening Reception & Gallery Tour Tomorrow!

Our opening reception & gallery talk is tomorrow! Other events will follow on November 12, and January 14, 2017. See you at the New York State Museum! Hudson Valley Ruins Saturday September 24 1:00-2:00pm – Meet & greet and light … Continue reading

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Upcoming Hike to the Northgate Ruins (Cornish Estate)

Upcoming event sponsored by the Putnam History Museum: “Join Rob Yasinsac & Thom Johnson for a hike to the Northgate Ruins, known locally as the Cornish Estate, on Saturday, September 10 at 10am. Rob & Thom will guide us on … Continue reading

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Photography Exhibit Opens Today!!

Our Hudson Valley Ruins photography exhibit at the New York State Museum opens today! We are very excited, and we will remain completely grateful and honored that the New York State Museum has chosen to display our work through the … Continue reading

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General Motors Redevelopment, Sleepy Hollow

Redevelopment of the General Motors property in Sleepy Hollow (North Tarrytown) is about to begin, twenty years after the factory closed and was subsequently demolished. Nearly 1,200 residential units, a hotel, and retail space will be constructed on 67 acres … Continue reading

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