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    • 10-14 South Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Buildings; Storefronts;
    • This corner building, known as the Equity or the Commercial Building, was originally four stories. A fire destroyed the upper two. Several stores are found on the bottom floor, women's accessories and clothing, a jeweler and a thrift shop. In 1919,...
    • 112-118 Main Street, Nyack

    • Business districts; Stores & shops;
    • In 1996, the Nyack businesses which occupied the street level of the Onderdonk Block were (left to right) Gourmet Goodies, Goldberg's Bagels, Hair's Marianne, Knuckleheads, Cards Plus, and Main Street Liquor.
    • 116-120 Main Street

    • Business districts; Stores & shops; Mansard roofs;
    • The four-story 1873 Onderdonk Block has a mansard roof with dormers, brackets used as details below the roof edge, and windows that have granite lintels and sills. On the street level are businesses.
    • 124 North Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Architectural decorations & ornaments; Houses;
    • This small, charming Victorian house has an elaborate bargeboard, a line of porch brackets that continues onto the adjoining bay windows, and perfect balance. In 1984 it was owned by William Aney. It was one of many houses featured in a Hopper...
    • 143 North Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Architecture; Houses;
    • This unusual house is the office of the Rockland County chapter of the American Red Cross. The upper story is covered with fishscale shingles. Inside, the staircase curves around the bay window on the left. This photograph was one of many featured...
    • 144 North Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • Even a simple house like this, the former manse for the First Baptist Church of Nyack, is graced with a carved top floor window molding. Decorative elements were also added to the simple porch posts. This was one of many houses featured in a Hopper...
    • 159-161 Main Street, Nyack, NY

    • Buildings; Storefronts;
    • As Nyack businesses expanded up Main Street during the early 1900s, houses became businesses. In this case, the transformation was horrid as storefronts were cobbled onto a pair of attached houses, obliterating the fine features of the homes. Many...
    • 162 Main Street, Nyack, NY

    • Buildings; Fire fighting;
    • In 2002, a truck lost its brakes on Main Street and plowed into two businesses on the north side, creating a massive fire. This is the Coven Cafe building after the fire. The Coven had closed and a new restaurant owner was restoring the building as...
    • 183 Liberty Street, Newburgh, NY

    • Architectural elements
    • Leander Brown built this spacious home for his family incorporating curved entry steps to echo the bay windows on every floor. A Third story balcony offered views out to the river. Leander Brown and his son operated the King Coal Company from a...
    • 1872 political banner, Nyack, NY

    • Political campaigns; Streets;
    • This image was copied from p. 40 of the book, "Old Nyack." Banners were hung over South Broadway between Main and Burd Streets. Ulysses S. Grant and Henry Wilson, Republicans, were running against Horace Greeley and Brown, Democrats. The street is...
    • 188 Main Street

    • Buildings;
    • In 1984, the third floor of this building was an addition but the first story brackets with panels and the gingerbread porch were original elements of the house. Many businesses have occupied the ground floor but the most memorable was The Kayak of...
    • 189 and 193 Main Street, Nyack, NY

    • Buildings; Stairways;
    • #189 is the home of Kimmel's, makers of flags and awnings and one of the oldest businesses in Nyack. The building was once a shoe store and has patterned brick over the windows and two styles of brackets. The high steps of 193 Main are visible in...
    • 1903 Nyack Flood

    • Floods; Streets; Business districts;
    • Flood waters have carried tree limbs down Nyack's Main Street. Businesses appear closed. On the left is a plumbing business and next to it, a restaurant. Most of the buildings on the left were razed for urban renewal, but the three story brick...
    • 1917 Parade on Broadway in Nyack

    • Parades & processions; Fire engines & equipment;
    • Two firemen are in the open cab of a fire truck as it passes the crowd that has gathered on South Broadway in Nyack.
    • 1983 Nyack Centennial Parade Ribbon Assemblage

    • Parades & processions; Centennial celebrations;
    • The Village of Nyack celebrated its 100th year with a parade of local groups and organizations. The marchers have stopped. Some are holding cut-outs of Nyack businesses. Others are supporting a huge ribbon and balloon construction.

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