Hamptons Historic Preservation
Sag Harbor cinema to be restored and made into local arts center
Remember the fire that ripped through Sag Harbor’s main street and destroyed the historic cinema? Good news: A restoration is officially in place.
Historical Foster-Meeker House in Westhampton Beach will get a restored fireplace
The oldest-standing home in Westhampton Beach is undergoing a restoration project. It is part of the Westhampton Beach Historical Society.
Southampton Historical Museum receives grant to restore historic schoolhouse
The Southampton Historical Museum has received a grant to be used for the restoration of the 1830s Red Creek Schoolhouse.
Welcome the holiday season with the East Hampton Historical Society tour and cocktails
This year’s tour, "From Egypt Close to Lazy Point—Celebrating 32 years of distinctive houses," showcases some of the finest architecture in the area.
Learn cooking skills at the Rogers Mansion this month
Adults can learn how to make beach plum jelly, while children will learn to use Victorian implements to make butter and colonial to make applesauce.
Pick up fabulous gifts at the Bridgehampton Museum’s sale
For holiday presents with a difference, head over to the Bridgehampton Museum’s sale for original art and vintage posters, as well as other items.
Pyrrhus Concer home to be rebuilt in Southampton village soon
The rebuilding of the home of Pyrrhus Concer could get underway soon in Southampton as a museum. Mr. Concer, a whaler, was one of the first Americans to dock in Tokyo, Japan, and probably the first person of color ever to visit Japan.
East Hampton will save the last Montaukett house
The dilapidated house in Freetown, off Springs Fireplace Road, is the last remnant of the Montauketts’ native lands and the only known structure to have been owned by the Montauketts.
Celebrate the restoration of the Thomas Moran House with artistic luminaries
Get a sneak peek at the final phases of restoration of the Thomas Moran Studio on Friday, July 29. There will be a benefit cocktail party from 6-8PM, where today’s East End artists will gather.
It’s neighbor vs. neighbor in the modern battle of Sag Harbor
The first Battle of Sag Harbor took place in 1777; today, the battle in Sag Harbor is over preservation, and the only casualty is neighborliness.
Historic Art Village home ‘Laffalot’ to be demolished
The charming house called Laffalot in the Art Village is in peril. The Landmarks & Historic District Board has just received a demolition application.
Saturday, Admire Gorgeous Homes on the Southampton House Tour
The only thing better than ogling beautiful homes and interiors here on Curbed is seeing them in person on a house tour!
Parks in the Hamptons: Then and Now
What makes the Hamptons special is our green spaces, our beaches and parks. For Curbed's Renovation Week, we check out what some of our local parks have looked like through the years.
A Sears Catalog Kit Home on Shelter Island for $825K
This Sears kit house, asking $825K, was built on Shelter Island in 1925. It would have cost $2483 then, a mere $33,787.53 in today's money.
Retail Rewind: 100 Years at 1 Ocean Road, Bridgehampton
A dry goods store, to a food market, to Almond