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    • House at 4 Glenwood Rd in Scarsdale NY

    • Houses;
    • "Robert T. Ford Real Estate 785 Central Avenue Scarsdale N.Y. Scarsdale 3-6863" is stamped on the back. The front of the house is visible. There is a driveway and garage on the right side. The house is elevated above the street. Shrubbery grows...
    • "Vic" the Butcher

    • Butchers
    • "Victor Salladin", verso of photograph. Long time residents still remember Vic's Village Variety as a place to buy fresh meats, breads, and general grocery items, and Vic himself as a warm proprietor never too busy to show kindess to children. ...
    • Villa 'Nuits' (Cottenet-Brown House)

    • Mansions; Architectural elements
    • 'Nuits' is an Italian villa-style mansion in the Ardsley-on-Hudson section of Irvington, New York. Nuits, overlooking the Hudson River, was built by textile importer, Francois Cottenet in 1853. The estate was named for his birthplace, Nuits St....
    • Mile marker

    • Photographs; Milestones;
    • 1 mile Marker erected by Rockland Co. Society to commemorate the opening of the Nyack Turnpike. Between Nyack and Suffern. The first direct highway across the county of Rockland and the first important public work undertaken by private...
    • Film-making in Piermont, NY

    • Motion picture industry; Motion pictures; Romances;
    • 1930s automobiles and 1980s spectators line Piermont's Main Street as "The Purple Rose of Cairo" is filmed. For the filming of the Woody Allen feature, fronts of businesses and shops in Piermont were transformed into a different time and place....
    • 34 Hart Place, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Gables; Architectural elements;
    • 34 Hart Place was built by Matthew Watson DeBaun, Nyack's premier builder of the late nineteenth century. It is located on the west side of Hart, between Fifth and Sixth avenues. This was the home of David D. Smith, a gentleman farmer and steamboat...
    • 73 Depot Place

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    • 73 Depot Place is one of a row of look-alike house built in the late 1880s for railroad workers.
    • 89 Depot Place, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches;
    • 89 Depot Place is larger than its neighbors at 85 and 87 but is the same style. The porch is partly open and partly enclosed. The entrance is set back on the left side. A bargeboard crosses the front eaves in an arc. This house has another porch on...
    • Volunteer fireman, Nyack, NY

    • Cabinet photographs; Fire fighters; Portrait photographs;
    • A bearded Nyack fireman faces the camera, left habd at his side and right hand at his waist. His thigh length coat has a double row of buttons to the waist. HIs white collar and cuffs are visible. THe cap and the coat each have a badge. The uniform...
    • What the Hecht

    • Hotels; Porches;
    • A copy of a Rockland Review article by John Iurica identifies the Ivanhoe Inn as the place where Ben Hecht and Charles McArthur wrote the play "Front Page." Village historian Jean Pardo identifies that as an error. The inn which the playwrights...
    • Men and a crane

    • Construction; Construction equipment; Road construction;
    • A crane from Ernst Construction of Buffalo, NY, lifts I-beams into place for an overpass. Men on top of the retaining wall maneuver the huge beams while others on the ground supervise.
    • Nyack Library construction 1973

    • Libraries; Construction;
    • A crane lifts steel beams into place for the 1973 addition to the Nyack Library. The Hudson House, one of the houses owned by the DePew family of Nyack, is in the background.
    • 76 house

    • Postcards; Hotels; Historic buildings; Stone buildings;
    • A front view of the historic "76 House" in Tappan, N.Y. The Old '76 House is not simply one of America's oldest taverns, built in 1668, the Old '76 House had a profound effect on the outcome of The Revolutionary War. Through its long use as a...
    • 76 house

    • Postcards; Historic buildings; Stone buildings;
    • A hand colored postcard. Front left view of the 76 Stone House in Tappan, N.Y. The Old '76 House is not simply one of America's oldest taverns. built in 1668, the Old '76 House had a profound effect on the outcome of The Revolutionary War....
    • Dodge house on Greenbush Road, Blauvelt

    • Houses;
    • A large residence sits at the base of a hill. The roof has both a gable and a dormer, two chimneys, and three lightning rods. The porch is partly obscured by a tree. A note on the back says, "Ethel and Jim Dodge house many, many years ago." Another...
    • Swinging Girder

    • Bridges; Construction;
    • A long steel girder is swung into place at the north or west end of the Tappan Zee Bridge, over River Road in Grand View.

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