Monthly Archives: December 2011

HVR 2011

A calendar of heretofore unpublished photographs from 2011. JANUARY Yes, there is an abandoned house (partially) in this photograph. Rockland County. FEBRUARY Frank Chevrolet, Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County. Actually I took this shot in early March. Apparently I didn’t shoot … Continue reading

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Christmas Walk at Rockwood

On Christmas Day I walked the site of Rockwood Hall, a great, vanished Hudson River mansion. It was a nice afternoon, brisk, but not chilly, and the sky opened up a bit to allow the setting sun to illuminate the … Continue reading

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Tarrytown Village Hall

It was one year ago today (December 4 as I start writing this) that the historic village hall, an old mansion, was demolished. Today I present photos of demolition day, as I have not posted them to the internet yet. … Continue reading

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Public School 6, Yonkers

Public School 6, one of our favorite ruins in Yonkers, is again slated for the wrecking ball. A plan to raze it several years ago and to construct a Walgreens on the site dissipated and the chosen developer was later … Continue reading

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