The Testimonial Gatehouse is once again having the light shone upon it, as it is in the process of a $2.7 million makeover. Its historic archway and stonework are being cleaned, restored and buttressed, and the tower, the tree-lined carriage road and its surrounding grounds are being turned into the ﬁrst new trailhead that the 8,600-acre Preserve has created in more than 25 years.
Gazing over the patchwork landscape now under the stewardship of the Mohonk Preserve, it’s tempting – but misleading – to picture its evolution from its wild state as calm and gradual.
Site preparations have begun for the Testimonial Gateway Trailhead at the Mohonk Preserve Foothills in New Paltz.
Depending on who one asks, this project is either the culmination of a widely-expressed community desire, or the first step toward the “Disneyfication” of New Paltz.
New Paltz Town Planning Board members granted approval to the Mohonk Preserve Foothills project at the July 25 meeting. It
AFTER EIGHT MONTHS of hearings that provided hundreds of pages and countless hours of testimony, New Paltz Town Planning Board
Some residents who have been asking New Paltz Town Planning Board members for more study regarding the Foothills project are
New Paltz Town Planning Board members on April 11 wrapped up the months-long public hearing on the site plan for
Opponents of the Mohonk Preserve Foothills Project were the minority of speakers at the latest extension of the town planning
[portfolio_slideshow id=10758] Amidst the minutiae of planning board meetings about the Foothills project proposal for Mohonk Preserve — focused