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    • 118 DePew Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Doors & doorways;
    • "A lot has happened to this building in the last 100 years" is the caption on this picture. At the street level, a doorway has been bricked-up and a window inserted. A brick hood in the upper story shows the size of an earlier window.
    • Pretty Penny, 235 North Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Architectural decorations & ornaments;
    • "Pretty Penny," the home of actress Helen Hayes MacArthur in 1984, was built around 1850 by Eli Gurnee. The horizontal lines of the house are augmented by single and double brackets and sawtooth detailing over the central, second story windows....
    • 35 Main Street, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches;
    • 35 Main Street is a neat, one-and-a-half story house that has survived well. A solid gate on the right side leads to an alley. Like #13 and #33, this house was one of the first residences in the hamlet of Nyack in the early 1800s. This picture was...
    • 59 Third Ave, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches;
    • 59 Third Avenue is a large house of four stories, built on a steep block of the street. The basement story is topped by a wide porch on two sides. That porch has some ornamental details on the balustrade and the upper edge. Built in 1855, the house...
    • Victory Parade

    • Parades & processions; Flags; Automobiles; Decorations; Signs (Notices); Taverns (Inns); Marching bands; Tubas; Trombones; Bricks; Dormers; Mansard roofs;
    • A 1940's-era automobile leads a parade. The automobile has large stars affixed to its front fender. The automobile is a convertible with the top down; there are several people seated in the automobile. Behind the automobile, there is a row of...
    • Pythian Hall 1956

    • Abandoned buildings; Urban renewal;
    • A 2-and-a-half story building, its lower windows boarded up, sits at the southwest corner of First Avenue and Broadway. This was the first home of the Rockland Foundation, now Rockland Center for the Arts. The building was demolished in 1957. This...
    • Transatlantic flyer "America"

    • Biplanes; Postcards;
    • A biplane rests on the water, a man standing in the cockpit. In the background is a boat with two men. Written across the face of the postcard is "Wanamaker's TransAtlantic Flyer, America. Christened with Great Western Champagne." There must be a...
    • Tappan Library

    • Gables; Libraries; Boys; Snow;
    • A boy stands in the open door of the two story gabled building that is the Tappan Library. The door is on the right side of the building. The rest of the front of the building is made up of three sets of barn doors. To the right of the building...
    • House behind Hudson Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • A brick cottage has had an addition on the front, a frame two story section dominated by two pairs of three windows. It's located at 55 Hudson Avenue and is behind another building. The note says, "1998 house in area behind Hudson Avenue (driveway...
    • 135 Clove Avenue, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Gables; Canopies; Etchings; Snow; Fences;
    • A chain-link fence surrounds the small front yard of this narrow two-story front-gabled home. The two windows on the second story and the double windows on the first story have small wooden canopies over them. The front door has a small gabled...
    • 259 Piermont Avenue, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Towers; Porches;
    • A charming house with many distinctive architectural features. The square tower has a hexagonal story emerging from the roof line and above that, a curved roof line that ends in a square at the very top. There are bay windows on the right and an...
    • Nyack Express 2000

    • Business & finance; Buildings;
    • A dark shadow obscures the lower story of the former Nyack Express Company Building, but the upper stories are in bright light. The structures of this long established business await conversion to other uses.
    • Near Washington Street, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • A drab, two story house covered in dark shingles has a hip roof. The windows on the second floor do not seem to fit the house - and the dormer in the roof has a unique slant. Despite the clue of a long, low building in the background, a note on the...
    • 15 Broad Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Porches; Gables; Taxicabs; Girls; Bricks;
    • A girl with a hula hoop stands on steps leading up to a wrap-around porch on a two story brick home with a gabled roof. The entry door is made of glass panes, with sidelights and an arched transom window. A taxi is parked at the curb next to a row...
    • Victorian barn, Nyack, NY

    • Barns
    • A gravel drive leads to the double doorway of this ornate Victorian barn. The upper story has gables, a balcony, and a cupola. The upper stories were possibly used as apartments. The location of this building is unknown.

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