Kildare Club

Kildare Club

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this tour has been cancelled.  William Seward Webb and Frederick W. Vanderbilt originally founded the Kildare Club in 1892, as a 10,000 acre rustic hunting preserve west of Tupper Lake. The Saranac Lake architectural firm of Scopes and Feustmann designed the current complex in 1906, after the original lodge burned. At…

Modern Homesteading

Modern Homesteading

The tradition of a being self-sufficient and living-off-the-land supplemented by artistic pursuits is alive and well today in the North Country. Inspired by The Good Life, meet a young couple following in the footsteps of generations of people who have bought property and have found ways to live their homemade dream. Get a peek into…

Garden Cemeteries of Albany & Troy

Garden Cemeteries of Albany & Troy

In the lead up to Halloween, we will be exploring another dimension of the built environment — cemeteries.  We’ll trek beyond the Blue Line to experience two beautiful, historic garden cemeteries in Albany and Troy. In the mid-nineteenth century, cemetery design took a picturesque form, with tree-lined, meandering paths, stonework, and curated plantings—these cemeteries were…

Slovakia

Slovakia

September 26 – October 6, 2019 11-Day Guided Adventure to Slovakia — a Hidden Gem of Europe In 2009, Adirondack Architectural Heritage took part in a 10-day hands-on preservation exchange in Slovakia.  Alongside a group of Slovak preservation colleagues, we explored Slovakia’s architecture, landscapes, and unique preservation work.   We were blown away by all we learned,…