“What were once banks and factories are now restored commercial and residential buildings, an impressive patchwork of colors and styles restored right down to the molded cornices, marble pilasters and stained glass windows. There are grand Queen Anne mansions with patterned roof shingles; charming Victorians with turrets and weathervanes; Italianate homes with mansard roofs and overhanging eaves.”Read More
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
“Hudson was settled as a port town, and wealthy merchants began building (and furnishing) Victorian homes in the city and its surrounding area. Some three centuries later, such a history makes it ripe picking for antiques. The more recent influx of creatives, meanwhile, has increased both supply and demand. Right now, Hudson occupies a sweet spot where supply is high, prices are (for the most part) reasonable, and—a notable bonus—vendors are highly knowledgeable.”Read More