Category Archives: Greene County

District No. 1 Public School renovations, Athens, NY

It has been a while since I spent considerable time on the west side of the upper Hudson Valley, so this past Saturday I visited some of my favorite little river landing villages in Greene County. I also intended to … Continue reading

Posted in Greene County, Historic Preservation | 6 Comments

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

Posted in Albany County, Demolition Alert, Dutchess County, Greene County, Non-ruins, Rensselaer County, Rockland County, Westchester County | 4 Comments


It was just about a year ago when Hurricane Irene rolled in and caused all sorts of havoc. Towns throughout the Northeast suffered damage from flooding that occurred as a result of the hurricane. Damage was particularly intense throughout Greene … Continue reading

Posted in Greene County | 4 Comments

A visit to Cementon and Saugerties

A few weeks back , Tom Rinaldi and I made a trip up to Ulster and Greene counties. We stopped for lunch in Saugerties before embarking up to Cementon in search of a ruined school we had only become aware … Continue reading

Posted in Greene County, Ulster County | 30 Comments

State Hospital, Powerhouse, and the Hudson

One recent beautiful, made-to-order summer day I took a walk around the campus of the Hudson River State Hospital in Poughkeepsie. My first stop there was the Snow Rehabilitation Center, a work of 1970s concrete awesomeness, well-suited to photography with … Continue reading

Posted in Columbia County, Dutchess County, Greene County | 2 Comments