New York state historic sites
- APA will size up fire tower removal Thursday. Lynch, Mike // Adirondack Daily Enterprise;4/10/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 86, pA1
The article reports on the request of the Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board to the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) in New York to classify the land under and around fire towers on Hurricane and Saint Regis mountains in Ray Brook as historic to deal with the public opposition to...
- Genesee Country Village. Shockey, Jill // Early American Homes;Dec97, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p20
Describes the Genesee Country Village in New York. Founder of the settlement; Oldest house in the village; History of the Foster-Tufts House; Features of the Livingston-Backus House; Other historical buildings found in the area; Contact information.
- Committee studies historic maritime areas of Sound, Peconic Bay. Prenon, Mary T. // Westchester County Business Journal;7/22/96, Vol. 35 Issue 30, p10
Reports on the Historic Maritime Advisory Committees' ongoing study of the historic maritime areas of Long Island Sound and Peconic Bay in New York. Communities included in the study; Study's aim to issue recommendations to protect and preserve the existing waterfronts.
- In Brooklyn, it's all about Wallabout. FERNANDEZ, TOMMY // Crain's New York Business;4/11/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 15, p9
The article focuses on the entry of 50 historic sites in Wallabout in Brooklyn, New York City into the New York State Register of Historic Places.
- Catering to the past. Griffith, Joseph P. // Westchester County Business Journal;05/11/98, Vol. 37 Issue 19, p21
Focuses on Historic Hudson Valley's (HHV) decision to rent out historic facilities to enhance its revenue. Annual budget of the organization; Need of museums to be more entrepreneurial; Facilities rented out for weddings, photo and television commercial shoots.
- Mount Gulian Historic Site expands activities with $55,000 grant proceeds. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;8/05/96, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p31
Reports that the Mount Gulian Historic Site in Fishkill, New York has received a two-year grant from a foundation in New York City for the funding of a living history and children's summer program. Features of the historic site.
- The Place Matters Project of City Lore and the Municipal Art Society Census of Places That Matter. Christenson, Mike // Buildings & Landscapes;Fall2011, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p120
The article reviews the website Census of Places That Matter, located at http://www.placematters.net/places, which focuses on New York City's culturally significant sites, from the Place Matters Project of City Lore and the Municipal Art Society.
- Historical tourism: A growing sector of New York's second-largest industry. Apte, Vivek // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing;06/23/97, Vol. 11 Issue 13, p1
Discusses various aspects of the historical tourism industry in New York. Tourist attractions in New York; Historical sites as additional reason for travelers' to extend their stay; Efforts to maximize visitor comfort and satisfaction; Marketing challenges.
- 1932 and 1980 Olympic bobsled track officially included in National Register of Historic Places. // Adirondack Daily Enterprise;7/1/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 154, p2
The article reports that a plaque unveiling ceremony was held to officially announce that the 1932 and 1980 Olympic bobsled track will become part of the National Register of Historic Places in Lake Placid, New York on July 12, 2010.