If you have passed by the Endale Arch in Prospect Park without even noticing it, the 19th century designers of the park would perhaps not be offended.
It's a classically inspired little temple, with high clerestory windows, and a series of classical columns flanking the entrances.
Lovers of New York city parks and architecture may be very familiar with the name of Calvert Vaux, but perhaps not so much the Brooklyn park dedicated to the 19th century designer.
It's a subtle new addition to Prospect Park, but it's got a bit of history to tell.
At first glance, casual strollers may not realize they are walking underneath something quite unusual in Prospect Park.
Newburgh, perched on a scenic spot along the western banks of the Hudson River, is a must see for 19th century architecture buffs.
One of Prospect Park's oldest structures, the Wellhouse, has been restored and is now open to the public.
If the continued chilly weather has you dreaming of fireplaces and cozy historic houses this virtual tour of fireplaces from the historic town of Newburgh, N.Y is sure to satisfy your craving.
It is prime season for touring historic sites that are decked out in holiday cheer, overflowing with greens, lights and other decorative symptoms of the season. If you are exploring upstate, a special candlelight tour is held every December in the architectural wonder of a town that is Newburgh, N.Y.
The visual feast that is Olana is painter Frederic Edwin Church's 1870s dream home overlooking the Hudson River near Hudson, N.Y. Church was one of the masters of the Hudson River School and this house is as much of a personal masterpiece as his magnificent landscape paintings.