In 2023 we saw multiple advocacy wins and preservation milestones for several of our Endangered Historic Places Program (EHPP) sites. We are pleased to share the news roundup below for 2023.
Be sure to visit the individual EHPP pages for each site for more details and to learn more about why these sites are historically significant. Click HERE to read about the newest additions to our Endangered Historic Places list that were announced on December 11, 2023!
Endangered Historic Places News and Updates Summary for 2023 :
Avery Homestead: (EHPP 2019) The property was purchased by Suffolk County and the Town of Brookhaven in August 2023 and will be dedicated to the Suffolk County Historic Trust.
Brooks-Park Home and Studios: (EHPP 2021) A buildings conditions report was issued in the Spring of 2023. A joint letter was issued in the Fall of 2023 by the Town of East Hampton, Preservation League of New York State, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation in support of the management plan for the Brooks-Park Home and Studios in Springs.
John & Alice Coltrane Home: (EHPP 2011) In August 2023 the fundraising was completed for for a preservation design plan for the site located in Dix Hills.
Peter Crippen House: (EHPP 2021) The Huntington Town board approved a 99-year license agreement with the nonprofit Huntington African American Museum to allow for a parcel of town-owned land near the original home of Peter Crippen, one of the town’s early leaders in the African-American community, to be used for the facility.
Roslyn Grist Mill: (EHPP 2015) On July 25, 2023, the Roslyn Landmark Society commemorated the completion of Phase 1 of the Roslyn Grist Mill Restoration Project.
St. James Firehouse: (EHPP 2021) In June of 2023 the site was nominated for inclusion on the NYS and National Registers of Historic Places.
St. Paul’s School: (EHPP 2010) In a Public Opinion Poll on October 21, 2023, Garden City Residents voted to preserve St. Paul’s main building.
Idle Hour: (EHPP 2017) The Islip Town Board voted unanimously for zoning resolution to further protect the historic building in Oakdale from being altered.
York Hall: (EHPP 2017) In October 2023 York Hall was added to the National Register of Historic Places.