Category Archives: Heritage Newburgh

Downing Park’s Shelter House – A Cafe is Born

Posted in Heritage Newburgh

Shelter House Café A First Step in Restoring Historic Downing Park Since 1934 Downing Park’s distinctive round stone building has served as a wintertime shelter to generation after generation of Newburgh ice skaters. Though cold… Read More

Shapiro’s Furniture Barn A Newburgh Legacy

Posted in Heritage Newburgh

Noah and Angela Shapiro and son, Jakob Shapiro’s furniture barn in business in Newburgh for four generations! When you wander in through the front door of Shapiro’s Furniture Barn and make your way to the… Read More

TD Green Street Grant Awarded To Newburgh

Posted in Greenspace, Heritage Newburgh

  A River of Opportunities joins the City of Newburgh in congratulating The City of Newburgh’s Conservation Advisory Council (CAC) and the Newburgh Heights Association (NHA) for their winning proposal.   The Proposal secured a… Read More

Historic Buildings Are Our Heritage

Posted in Heritage Newburgh, Historical Newburgh

“I think if we don’t care about our past, we can’t have very much hope for our future!” So said Jackie Kennedy Onassis during the 1975 press conference that burned an awareness in our collective… Read More