Preservation Long Island is pleased to welcome Kathleen Hennessy, a trustee of the Friends of the Coltrane Home, as a guest contributor. The John and Alice Coltrane Home was named one of Preservation Long Island’s Endangered Historic Places in 2011. Soon after, the house appeared on the National Trust’s 11 […]
Rapid redevelopment threatens the historical landscape of Sag Harbor’s remarkable SANS community. Learn about the urgent preservation needs of this locally, regionally, and nationally important neighborhood, focusing on the creation of Azurest, the earliest of the three subdivisions, founded by women of color in the late Jim Crow era.
Old Huntington Firehouse at 235 Main Street is one of the community’s great civic buildings. Unfortunately, its significance as an important site of civic heritage has never been officially recognized.
September 15th is Culper Spy Day and Preservation Long Island is jumping into the action by opening the Sherwood-Jayne House (ca. 1730) in East Setauket for tours, cider, and donuts. But, Patriots beware! Loyalist William “Big Bill” Jayne II (1732–1802) will be prowling the premises. This is the 4th year that organizations […]
Preservation Long Island’s archive of 1960s photos and research materials is informing restoration work at the Homan-Gerard House.
Among Smithtown’s underappreciated examples of exceptional 20th-century architecture is a house designed by Gustav Stickley. Originally built in 1912 as a private residence for Mr. and Mrs. Frederick J. Wagner, the house has served as a rectory since the mid-20th century.