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Planning Dept FAQs, Zoning & District Maps

Planning Dept FAQs, Zoning & District Maps City of Saratoga Springs, NY Each day, the Saratoga Springs Office for Planning & Economic Development receives calls from local business owners with questions about their properties. While they are happy to field these inquiries, much of the information that callers request can be easily (and often, more quickly) accessed from your computer. By creating an online guide, they hope to provide you with instant,…

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519 Broadway: Architecture and History of Saratoga

The Roohan Building – 519 Broadway Architecture and History of Saratoga blog series by Commercial REALTOR® Olivia Huffman & Professor James Kettlewell History of 519 Broadway in Saratoga Springs, NY – The building at 517-519 Broadway, originally called the Community Theater, was one of two main movie theaters in downtown Saratoga Springs. Generations of Saratogians enjoyed this impressive building for decades. The key location on Broadway, across from the City…

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Summer’s Hottest Luxury Listings

The Heat is On: Summer Real Estate Some of the hottest luxury homes on the market by Megan Alexander With the height of summer approaching, the weather is not the only thing that is hot. The real estate market for waterfront properties and equine properties is sizzling! A perusal of Town & Country magazine’s real estate section makes this evident. Supermodel, Christie Brinkley’s historic Hamptons home, overlooking Sag Harbor, is…

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77 Van Dam Street

77 Van Dam Street Architecture and History of Saratoga blog series by commercial REALTOR®, Olivia Huffman, and Professor James Kettlewell Originally school number 2, the monumental building at 77 Van Dam Street was constructed circa. 1895, at the height of the Victorian building boom, during a famous period in Saratoga’s history. The structure is monumental, with a solid rock-faced ground floor, greek key motifs in the entablature and three dormer…

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14 Builders Announced for 2017 Showcase of Homes

2017 Saratoga Showcase of Homes 14 Builder Line-Up Announced The 2017 Saratoga Showcase of Homes Committee is proud to announce a spectacular line-up of fourteen of our region’s finest builders for the area’s premiere new home tour event. Celebrating 22 years of exceptional homes, this annual fall tradition will once again run over three weekends: September 16-17, 23-24 and 30-October 1. The award-winning builders committed to this year’s event are: Abele…

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The Mill: Architecture and History of Saratoga

“The Mill” – 125 High Rock Avenue Architecture and History of Saratoga blog series by commercial REALTOR®, Olivia Huffman, and Professor James Kettlewell 125 High Rock Avenue is at the important intersection of High Rock Avenue, Nelson Avenue and Circular Street, next to High Rock Park and behind Excelsior Avenue. Located near the famous High Rock Spring, this remarkable, historic property contains a mineral water fountain called the Empire Spring,…

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

How Does Your Garden Grow? By Megan Alexander I have always been mystified by a garden’s intrigue; garden paths leading to unknown hidden enchantments, the silent language between the flowers and the sun. As children, we are introduced to a garden’s magic through literature, such as The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett and The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. As adults, the garden becomes an escape from…

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1 Franklin Square: Architecture and History of Saratoga

1 Franklin Square Architecture and History of Saratoga blog series by commercial REALTOR®, Olivia Huffman, and Professor James Kettlewell This distinctive stone Greek Revival is located in the heart of downtown Saratoga Springs. With approximately 5,179 square feet, this beautiful property is in excellent condition and has had many recent improvements including roof, porches, hot water boiler and fencing. Currently set-up with first-floor retail-space and four one-bedroom luxury apartments. Professor…

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National Tile Day: Tile Trends for 2017

Celebrate National Tile Day what’s trending in tile for 2017 Each year, different trends take hold in home design. We want to help keep you up to date on popular housing trends, so for National Tile Day today, we are highlighting the tile trends of 2017. Let’s take a look at what materials and designs are most popular, as well as trending colors, shapes, and sizes. Tile Materials and Designs…

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