Tag: Historic Preservation
Celebrate Women’s History Month by learning about the many visionary women in Long Island’s history. In this blog read about two African American sisters, one a Brooklyn school teacher and the other an accomplished architect, who founded the Azurest summer community in Sag Harbor.
Updates on the pending National Register nomination for the Sag Harbor Hills, Azurest, and Ninevah subdivisions (SANS).
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.
The historic Fordham Mill in Speonk has been thoughtfully restored by its new owner, the John and Elaine Kanas Family Foundation.
Congratulations to Islip residents and three cheers to our friends at the Oakdale Historical Society whose advocacy energized broad community support for this important designation!