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Great Bones! Exploring Dr. Bronson’s House

Great Bones! Exploring Dr. Bronson’s House

Where else but the Hudson Valley can you find a house that was once a shining example of Hudson River school aesthetics, later part of a penal colony and reform school for girls, and recently featured in both a big-budget Hollywood movie and an Anthropologie catalog? In Hudson, New York, work is under way to save the(…)

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Five Places You Must See Before the Polar Vortex

Five Places You Must See Before the Polar Vortex

With record snow and epic cold, last winter was rough on all of us, but many abandoned places felt the impact particularly hard. Many ruins experienced significant damage, from crumbling walls to buckling floors. In some cases, entire structures were destroyed by wind and snow. We hear from Hudson Valley Weather that this winter is not(…)

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Long Last Looks at Bennett College

Long Last Looks at Bennett College

While rumors continue to swirl about the imminent demolition of Halcyon Hall, one thing is certain, the hopes for a Bennett renaissance are over. With ever higher gates, many topped with barbed wire, significant removal of overgrown trees and shrubs and boarded up windows, the new owners have made it perfectly clear that change is coming.(…)

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