Touring Tupper Lake: Architecture, Industry, & Reuse

Touring Tupper Lake: Architecture, Industry, & Reuse

Thursday, September 14, 2023 Tupper Lake’s major industrial, institutional, and community buildings help to highlight an expansive, multi-layered history and their preservation offers the community a canvas for a vibrant future. On this outing, we’ll explore several defining places, structures, and facilities that bring Tupper Lake’s past into clearer view. Opened in 1924, the former…

Lumber Yard Open House

Lumber Yard Open House

Friday, September 15, 2023 Lumber yards can sometimes be confusing and overwhelming. If you are looking for guidance for your next trip to the lumber yard, we have you covered! Join AARCH and our friends and partners at Ward Lumber to learn about navigating a lumber yard in search of the best materials for projects…

Power Tools for Women Workshop

Power Tools for Women Workshop

Saturday, September 16, 2023 The world of power tools can seem intimidating for women – but it shouldn’t be! AARCH believes strongly in empowering women to build and wield personal and professional DIY skills safely and confidently. We are teaming up with regional contractor and construction firm owner Leisa Almekinder to explore the importance and…

Finding the Adirondacks in Albany

Finding the Adirondacks in Albany

Wednesday, September 27, 2023 Looking to the Adirondacks from Albany, we can learn much about members of the Pruyn family and many other notable figures who influenced the Adirondack region as well. In the mid-19th-century, garden cemeteries like the Albany Rural Cemetery borrowed designs that took a picturesque form, with tree-lined, meandering paths, stonework, and…

Preserving Camp Santanoni

Preserving Camp Santanoni

Tuesday, October 3, 2023 Camp Santanoni and the Santanoni Preserve was a huge private estate, created by Robert and Anna Pruyn of Albany, covering nearly 13,000 acres. Construction started in 1892 and at its heyday, the property included nearly four dozen buildings, a 200-acre working farm and a Japanese-inspired log villa. In 1972, Camp Santanoni…