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Nominations Needed!

Nominate a Project! Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation is requesting nominations for the 2017 Preservation Recognition Awards To nominate a project, please contact Nicole Babie, Membership & Programs Coordinator (518) 587- 5030 Please submit nominations by Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Know a local project that reflects a commitment to preserving, promoting, and reusing historic buildings and landscapes? […]
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Filing Cabinets and Furniture Available

EVERYTHING HAS BEEN CLAIMED! THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST! The Foundation needs more space for their property files and has ordered new filing cabinets for their office. They are also ordering a new conference table and chairs. The following gently used items will be available on a first come, first served basis and must be […]
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Unfortunate Loss of 26 Caroline Street

              26 Caroline Street   The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation is disappointed that the City of Saratoga Springs did not disclose at the City Council meeting that the front façade of 26 Caroline Street could be preserved.  Yesterday the Foundation received a copy of the City’s final structural engineer […]
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26 Caroline Street Demolition

26 Caroline Street The Foundation is pleased that the City of Saratoga Springs took action to declare 26 Caroline Street an emergency to hire an independent structural engineer to evaluate the building to assess its future, especially in light of the differences in the previous structural assessments.  Like the City, the Foundation does not want […]
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Caroline Street Fire Update

26-30 Caroline Street The Foundation continues to work toward preserving the historic 1870’s commercial building located at 26 Caroline Street.  The Foundation reached out to the owner multiple times to provide assistance, including offering to pay for a structural engineer to evaluate preserving the building or, at the very least, its façade.  Unfortunately, the owner […]
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PUBLISHED FOR EXPLORE SARATOGA ON DECEMBER 1, 2016. Bundle up and take a step back in time during the 30th Annual Victorian Streetwalk on Thursday, December 1st from 6:00 to 9:00PM. This is a favorite events among locals. Broadway is closed for the evening and thousands come out to kick off the Christmas season, with carolers, […]
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Update: Caroline Street Fire

As many of you know there was a terrible fire on Caroline Street in the early morning hours of Thanksgiving Day. The Foundation thanks the City of Saratoga Springs Fire Department and area fire departments for their efforts in containing the fire, as well as the Saratoga Springs Police Department for keeping everyone in the […]
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A Turkey Trot Through History

A TURKEY TROT THROUGH HISTORY Published for Explore Saratoga on November 20, 2016. Turkey trot cover (Image Credit: Facebook)   Planning to burn off some calories during the 15th Annual Christopher Dailey Turkey Trot in Saratoga Springs this year? Don’t forget to check out the scenery while racing your way up North Broadway and back.   […]
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Spirit of Life Showcased in Antiques Magazine

David B. Dearinger recently wrote an article for Antiques Magazine about Daniel Chester French, which highlighted his sculpture “Spirit of Life.” The article “Feminine Mystique: Woman as Allegory in the Sculpture of Daniel Chester French.” Click the image below to view the article.  
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TRASK: Thank You Letter

Thank You Letter to the Editor On Thursday, September 29, 2016, the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation (SSPF) hosted the 2016 TRASK Art Show & Sale at the Canfield Casino in Congress Park in Saratoga Springs. This event brought together fans of art and preservation to support the continued preservation of Saratoga Springs. The SSPF Board […]
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