Commitment from Rizzoli
to produce and publish a color, hard cover "coffee table"
type book. The book will consist of 150 color photographs by
Geoffrey Gross and Susan Piatt; a preface by Harrison Meeske
(author of the newly published The Hudson Valley Dutch and
Their Houses). The introduction and text will be written
by Roderic H. Blackburn, PhD, a well known and highly respected
authority on the subject.
Lecture/ slide presentation given to The Holland Society this
past April. The Holland Society has agreed to endorse this project
. They are very enthusiastic.
The Van Voorhees Family
Lecture/ slide presentation given to The Van Voorhees Family
Association this past October.
The Mount Gulian Society
sponsored an exhibition of these photographs at their historic
site, The Verplanck Homestead, Beacon, NY, August 15, 1999 through
September. 20, 1999.
"Life in The Valley"
The exhibit was featured on an edition of "Life in The Valley",
a local one hour weekly TV show on channel six.
have been displayed at other appropriate venues:
Van Alyn House
Kinderhook, NY- September. 20- Oat. 4;
Society of Architectural
Albany chapter, November 20, 1999.
Hillsborough, New Jersey, November 13, 1999
Bergen County Historical Society
Bergen County Historical Society, River Edge, New Jersey October.7
through December 7 . This has been held over. The Bergen
County Historical Society kept these photographs on exhibit through
the holidays, incorporating this exhibition into their holiday
OLD HOUSE INTERIORS MAGAZINE
previously published one article I produced on EARLY AMERICAN
DUTCH ARCHITECTURE . A second article was recently on the
newsstand. The cover of this issue features a photograph, taken
for this book, of The Van Deusen House, a Dutch Colonial house
in Hurley (Ulster County), New York.
The New York Foundation
for the Arts
a 501(c)(3) corporation,is acting as sponsor for this project.
In so doing,EARLY AMERICAN DUTCH ARCHITECTURE is eligible
to receive tax exempt funding donations from organizations and
individuals. Any contributions of cash,securities, or materials
made to the Foundation on behalf of Early American Dutch Architecture
are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. The Foundation
is prepared to provide you with financial accounting of the contributed
On February 2, 1999 a
web-site was launched featuring Early American Dutch Architecture,
as well as other related material. Hosted by Historic Object & Image, views of New Netherland are gracefully
presented with concise, well written text. Both the photographs
and text are being produced expressly for this upcoming book
and therefore have never been previously published. The web-site
is updated and expanded often.