Northgate Lecture May 21 in Cold Spring

The Northgate Ruins
Putnam History Museum, Cold Spring, NY

This Saturday, May 21 at 5pm, Thom Johnson and I will present our research on the Northgate Ruins (popularly known as the Cornish Estate). We will present the property’s history, including recently revealed historic photographs and information that has been shared with us by descendants of the Stern and Cornish families who lived at Northgate.

Admission is $5 for the general public and is free for members RSVP at or call 845-265-4010.

Historic image of the Northgate estate showing mansion with swimming pool in foreground. This and next photo: Collection of Robin Huntington.

What is this mystery structure? Come to the lecture to find out!


Also of interest, Tom Rinaldi will discuss New York neon, storefronts, and vernacular design with James and Karla Murray this Wednesday night, May 18. (Tonight, by the time most of you read this.) 6:30pm, at the Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, Manhattan (betw. 2nd and 3rd Aves.)

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