We are pleased to announce that Long Island Traditions’ Director, Nancy Solomon, will be a guest on Nassau Community College’s radio program, “My Hometown,” airing on 90.3 FM, WHPC. The show will air on Thursday, September 23rd at 3:30pm, and will be replayed on Sunday, September 26th at 8am. The podcast of the program will […]

Our “From Shore to Shore” exhibit, focusing on boat builders and boatyards of Long Island, will be on display at the Sayville Library starting January 2021 and will remain at the library until May 30, 2021. The exhibit features boat builders, both professional and amateur, dedicated to preserving the craft of earlier generations. Some of […]

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Please join us on Monday, January 25, 2021, at 7 pm, for a virtual screening and discussion of the film “Jones Beach, An American Riviera” in conjunction with the East Meadow Public Library. The film, narrated by Eli Wallach, explores the creation of this New York landmark by American builder, Robert Moses. The film chronicles […]

TBR News Media Article about Maritime Film FestivalThank you TBR News Media and reporter Tara Mae for this wonderful article about the final three films of our Maritime Film Festival being presented at  the Huntington Cinema Arts Centre. The remaining three films include: The Bungalows of Rockaway on June 14 at 7:30 pm; A World […]

Building Address:  77 West Avenue  Section / Block / Lot:      Surveyor’s Name:  Jayme Breschard Survey Date:  August 9, 2004 Building Type:  residence Owner’s Name:  Building Name:  Barkenbusch house Date of Construction:  ca. 1900 Architect:  Building Dimensions:  36’ x 41’       No. of Floors:  2 ½ Decorative Features:  façade (west) gable end has a pent roof and a top projection covered with fishscale shingles and […]

Building Address:  73 West Avenue  Section / Block / Lot:      Surveyor’s Name:  Jayme Breschard Survey Date:  August 9, 2004 Building Type:  residence Owner’s Name:  Building Name:  George Van Wyen house Date of Construction:  ca. 1880 – 1890 Architect:     Building Dimensions:  37’ x 43’ No. of Floors:  2 ½ Decorative Features:  cornice returns, plain exterior window trims with cornice, and paneled shutters       Siding Material(s):  asbestos […]

Building Address:  61 West Avenue   Section / Block / Lot:      Surveyor’s Name:  Jayme Breschard Survey Date:  August 9, 2004 Building Type:  residence Owner’s Name:  Building Name:  Verbeake-Rudolph house Date of Construction:  ca. 1890 Architect:     Building Dimensions:  40’ x 20’ No. of Floors:  2 ½ Decorative Features:  louvered shutters and gabled entry hood on façade (west) with turned spindles and open rails Siding […]

Building Address:  57 West Avenue  Section / Block / Lot:      Surveyor’s Name:  Jayme Breschard Survey Date:  August 9, 2004 Building Type:  residence Owner’s Name:  Building Name:      Date of Construction:  ca. 1880 Architect:     Building Dimensions:  34’ x 30’          No. of Floors:  2 Decorative Features:  cornice returns and a full-width one-story screened porch on façade (west) with porch lattice      Siding Material(s):  asbestos […]

Building Address:  51 West Avenue   Section / Block / Lot:      Surveyor’s Name:  Jayme Breschard Survey Date:  August 9, 2004 Building Type:  residence Owner’s Name:   Building Name:  Kwaak house Date of Construction:  ca. 1880  Architect:     Building Dimensions:  38’ x 26’          No. of Floors:  2 ½       Decorative Features:  enclosed full-width one-story porch on façade (west) with half-hipped roof      Siding Material(s):  vinyl horizontal […]

Building Address:  49 West Avenue   Section / Block / Lot:      Surveyor’s Name:  Jayme Breschard Survey Date:  August 9, 2004 Building Type:  residence Owner’s Name:  Lowell Ockers Building Name:      Date of Construction:  ca. 1900 Architect:     Building Dimensions:  40’ x 32’ No. of Floors:  2 ½       Decorative Features:  closed gables, cornice returns, gable louvers, and veranda with brick piers and porch […]