Category Archives: Albany County

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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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HVR February 2016 Updates

Recently there have been notable developments regarding abandoned and endangered buildings in the Hudson Valley – the planned demolition of a 19th century bluestone house, a listing of preservation-worthy structures, and the proposed reuse of a significant endangered site. Nathaniel … Continue reading

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Paul Clark House and Tavern, Albany

Undated image of the Paul Clark House, when it was Liggett’s Drug Store. From John Wolcott I received the news that the Tandoor Palace restaurant on Lark Street in Albany was demolished on Friday August 2, 2013. The restaurant was … Continue reading

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HVR Demolition Alert Update May 2013

St. Patrick’s Church, Watervliet Fred Rieck recently sent in these photographs of the demolition of St. Patrick’s Church in Watervliet (Albany County). Strictly speaking of buildings, this is about as heart-breaking as it gets. This perfectly good building served the … Continue reading

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HVR Updates – February 2013

Reynolds Farmhouse, Somers, NY It is not often that we get to report good news but that is what is underway at Angle Fly preserve in Somers (Westcehster County). The Somers Land Trust plans to restore the c. 1776 Reynolds … Continue reading

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HVR News – October 14, 2012

A few updates here as there have been recent additions to the Hudson Valley Demolition Alert. KOSPA FARMHOUSE, EAST GREENBUSH In August, a house in East Greenbush (Rensselaer County) presumed to date to the 18th-century was burned down by four … Continue reading

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Trinity Church, Albany

All Over Albany reported on the recent collapse and subsequent demolition of Trinity Church in Albany. James Renwick, Jr., architect of the Smithsonian “castle” in Washington DC, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, designed the church which was … Continue reading

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