Author Archives: HV-Rob

The Legacy of the Erie Canal exhibition

Friends of Hudson Valley Ruins will be interested in this exhibit of watercolors by artist and architect Tom Leytham, which chronicles ruins along the Erie Canal. We’ve been a fan of Tom’s work, often focused on ruins and old industrial … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events – June 9 and 10

Friday June 9, 7:00pm. D&H Canal Historical Society and Museum 23 Mohonk Road, High Falls, NY 12440 $5 admission. Rob Yasinsac will present Hudson Valley Ruins at the D&H Canal Museum in High Falls. Come early and check out … Continue reading

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Wyndclyffe Update – April 2017

Local rumor has it that Wyndclyffe is under contract to a buyer who wishes to demolish the ruins. An application for a “Certificate of Removal or Demolition under Town Code Chapter 125, Zoning, Section 125-62, Historic Buildings, in the matter … Continue reading

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Abandoned Estate Buildings at Trump State Park

Donald J. Trump State Park – not an April Fool’s joke – contains some old estate buildings slated for demolition. More photos and information at this new entry on HVR.

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Upcoming Presentations

Hudson Valley Ruins April 5, 2017 at 7:30pm Ferry Sloops meeting at Shattemuc Yacht Club, Ossining In an effort to raise awareness for the plight of neglected historic sites, Hudson Valley Ruins authors and photographers, Robert Yasinsac and Thomas Rinaldi, … Continue reading

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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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