River House Project

River House Project

The River House Project reclaims a turn-of-the-century elementary school to create a state-of-the-art work studio facility in the historic City of Hudson, NY for film professionals and other creative enterprises.
“…With a focus on film, media, design and innovation professionals, it is the first such facility in the region. Over four floors of light-filled former classrooms, River House Project will serve the region’s growing creative economy by providing offices, studios and creative suites for industry professionals.

Productions will benefit from NY State Film Tax-Credits available (fully refundable credit of 40 % of qualified production costs and post-production costs incurred in New York State); River House will be a NY State Qualified Post-Production Facility, nearby Basilica Hudson is a Qualified Production Facility.

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Walking Tours

Walking Tours

THE STORY OF HUDSON (storyofhudson.com) provides mapped walking tours of Hudson. Tours include: “Streetscapes of Hudson”, “Historic Buildings of Hudson”, “The Alleys of Hudson”, “The Streets of Hudson” and more.
EXCERPT: “This is a walking tour of notable buildings in the largest of the City of Hudson’s historic districts, which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.” READ MORE

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Hudson Historic District

Hudson Historic District

“The single most distinguishing architectural feature of the district and city is Warren Street, a dense concentration of nineteenth-century commercial and residential edifices with intact historic ornamentation. The nine blocks of the street contained in the district are a showcase of a century of architectural ornament dating from 1835 to 1935.” The Hudson Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.

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The Dr. Oliver Bronson House

The Dr. Oliver Bronson House

EXCERPT FROM HISTORIC HUDSON: “The Dr. Oliver Bronson House was built as a three story Federal style residence for Samuel Plumb in 1811-1812. The house and grounds were reinvented by architect Alexander Jackson Davis into a fully realized Romantic-Picturesque estate for Dr. Oliver Bronson and his family in two successive remodeling campaigns dating to 1838 and 1849.

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Olana

Olana

“Olana is a 250-acre artist-designed landscape with a Persian-inspired house at its summit, embracing unrivaled panoramic views of the vast Hudson River Valley. The eminent Hudson River School painter Frederic Edwin Church designed Olana, his family home, studio, and estate as an integrated environment embracing architecture, art, landscape, and conservation ideals.” Historic Artists’ Homes & Studios

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Thomas Cole

Thomas Cole

“The Hudson River School was America’s first true artistic fraternity. Its name was coined to identify a group of New York City-based landscape painters that emerged about 1850 under the influence of the English émigré  Thomas Cole (1801–1848 ... The New York landscape painters were not only stylistically but socially coherent.... Eventually, several of the artists built homes on the Hudson River.”  THE HUDSON RIVER SCHOOL | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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