Category Archives: Tours Lectures and Events

Northgate Article in the Hudson River Valley Review

The latest issue of the Hudson River Valley Review includes a new essay about the Northgate estate in Cold Spring. The 11-page article, which I co-authored with Thom Johnson and which borrows from a chapter in Hudson Valley Ruins: Forgotten … Continue reading

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Hudson Valley Ruins presentation – April 14, 2013

Thomas E. Rinaldi and Robert J. Yasinsac, co-authors of Hudson Valley Ruins: Forgotten Landmarks of an American Landscape, will be joining the Landmarks Preservation Society of Southeast for a special event at the historic Walter Brewster House in the Village … Continue reading

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New York Neon book now available!

A friendly reminder about Tom Rinaldi’s current project New York Neon and his book that was officially released this week. To celebrate and promote the publication of the book Tom has planned several lectures, including one tomorrow, Thursday November 29, … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Stadiums – September 18, 2012

Rich Scarpitta and Rob Yasinsac will present “A Tale of Two Stadiums: The Dismantling of Yankee and Shea Stadiums” on Tuesday September 18, 2012 at 7:00pm at the Irvington Public Library, 12 South Astor Street, Irvington, NY 10533. This event … Continue reading

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Northgate Presentation & New-old Photographs

On Saturday September 15 at 2:00pm at the Foundry School Museum in Cold Spring, NY, Thom Johnson and I will reprise our standing-room-only presentation of this past February about the history of the Northgate estate and its ruins. Following the … Continue reading

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Photography Exhibit – A Tale of Two Stadiums

A Tale of Two Stadiums – Yankee & Shea Stadiums Wednesday July 18, 6:00pm – Photographers’s Presentations Upper Photograph by Rich Scarpitta. Shea Stadium and Yankee Stadium disappear under “the slow precision of giant machinery whose operators’ hands were not … Continue reading

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HVR News – May 11, 2012

I received a card a couple of days ago from Historic Hudson announcing tours of the Oliver Bronson House, May 19 and 20, 2012, 1pm and 3pm daily. This early 19th century home was remodeled by Alexander Jackson Davis in … Continue reading

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Hudson Valley Ruins Lecture April 13

(Download the pdf of the flyer here.) Mill Street Loft Arts Presents Hudson Valley Ruins: Forgotten Landmarks of an American Landscape Lecture and photographic presentation by authors and photographers Thomas E. Rinaldi and Robert J. Yasinsac Friday April 13, 2012 … Continue reading

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New York Neon

Greetings all, I’m passing on an email I just received from Tom Rinaldi: >>>>>>>>>>> Hello Friends, As some of you know, I’ve gone off the deep end with another hobby: old neon signs in NYC. Over the past few years … Continue reading

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Bannerman’s lodge stabilization

This past Saturday I gave my first couple of tours of the year at Bannerman’s Island Arsenal. Already the Bannerman family summer residence has been stabilized by the bracing of the walls and the installations of floors and a roof. … Continue reading

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