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When Everything Gets Left Behind

The New York Times recently posted an article about dying alone in New York City. Just a few days ago I photographed this house filled with the contents of its last owner. I have no information on why the house … Continue reading

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Demolition Day

Just a quick post to update you all on the rough weekend in Ossining. The biggest news is that the owner of the Brandreth Pill Factory, the Stolatis family/Plateau Associates, demolished the west facade of the c. 1872 factory building. … Continue reading

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Northgate Gazebo Reconstruction

In the summer of 2014, Eagle Scout Chris Bohl of Garrison, NY, reconstructed a gazebo, sometimes referenced as a “summer house,” at the Northgate estate ruins. With the assistance of his parents, Sandi and Ed, his friends and fellow scouts, … Continue reading

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Northgate article in Journal News

Today’s Journal News features an article by Michael Risinit regarding efforts to clean up the grounds about the ruins of the Northgate estate in Hudson Highlands State Park in Cold Spring. On Saturday May 3 there will be another work … Continue reading

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Return to Victorian beauty

When I first photographed this house, over six years ago, it only had that “vacant for a few years and on the market” look. A new owner might have needed to put some work into the house, but it wasn’t … Continue reading

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High Ridge Office Park – Stamford, CT

Raise your hand if you like 1960s office buildings!! 2 High Ridge Park This past Friday was one of those awesome cold steel January days – blue skies, no clouds, no moisture in the air – perfect for photography, and … Continue reading

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Home For Sale

This could be the home of your dreams. Features mature landscaping; Lovely historic windows; A piano for the budding musician in your family; This is just one of two TVs in the living room – never argue again about what … Continue reading

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Reusen’s Farm in Oscawana

Rob Marchant of The Journal News wrote an article yesterday about Wes Pomeroy, a Buchanan native who is researching Reusen’s Farm / Long View estate in Oscawana (Town of Cortlandt). The property (they call it the “McAndrews estate”) is now … Continue reading

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