Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Press Release

November 27, 2006

For Release: Immediate
Press Contact:
Wendy Gibson
Catherine Jimenez

2007 Certified Local Government Awards


Village of Pittsford- $13,000
This project is to update the Village of Pittsford's 1975 Comprehensive Survey & Inventory of historic properties.


Village of Roslyn - $2,500
The publication of design review guidelines and to assist with the costs of posting the guidelines on the Village's website.

Village of Great Neck Plaza - $5,000
Funding for a Historic Preservation Commission website as part of the Village's website to provide information about the village's historic and architectural development.


City of Newburgh - $15,000
Historic District inventory update to include review of the existing building list, creation of database based on existing digital property records and a power point presentation for continuing education.


Village of Cold Springs - $7,000
Cold Spring Harbor District Review Board Training, to be conducted in two sessions. The training is intended to improve the Review Board's knowledge and expertise in performing their duties.


City of Saratoga Springs - $19,000
Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation's 360 Degrees Conference Training and Enhancement. Grant funding will provide a distinct focus to CLG communities, training to their members, staff and supporters and ensure training workshops address assisting CLG's in their specific area of need.

Town of Malta - $4,000
Town of Malta Historic Preservation Review Commission Training.


Village of East Hampton - $6,700
Design and distribute 3500 copies of the "Village of East Hampton Historic Preservation Program, 2007 Report to Residents".


Town of New Paltz - $6,000
Create a two phase forum, available to a multitude of New York State Historic Preservation Commissions and other preservation groups to design a template to increase public knowledge and acceptance of historic preservation issues.


Town of Yorktown - $9,500
This project is for the completion of an Intensive Level Survey for properties located along Hunterbrook Road, and Baptist Church Road area.

City of New Rochelle - $2,000
Design and distribution of 1,000 copies of (3) issues of the New Rochelle Historic Preservation Newsletter.

Town of Greenburgh - $4,000
National Register Nomination for Parkway Gardens Historic District. This nomination will be the beginning of implementing the many recommendations made by the Reconnaissance-Level Survey completed in 2006