The Figure Ground Studio’s fall window took a literary turn, reminding passersby to work diligently (like the ants) to prepare for the coming Winter.
It feels like Spring is finally upon us. Cold Spring residents woke up this Arbor Day 2015 to find nice medalions on all of our street trees which proclaimed: The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is now. Village of Cold Spring Arbor Day, April 25, 2015. […]
The Figure Ground Studio has launched a new location in Cold Spring, NY. In honor of this momentous occasion, as well as the coming of spring, we have launched a celebratory window featuring various pollinator-friendly projects including photos of the following projects: Rhode Island Residential Green Roof, NW Portland Audubon Certified Backyard Habitat, the Sherwood Farmstead, and the Full […]
We are lucky to be proposing a storefront which is on the north side of Main Street in Cold Spring. The window has decent solar access and gets quite warm even on a cold winter day. It beckons for plants. This side of the street gets solar gain throughout the year – even when the […]
The cold, snowy days of Winter were warmed up at the 2015 Winter Carnival on Main Street in Cold Spring, NY. In addition to Peanuts and Porter at the Cold Spring General Store, Pendleton Cookies at Old Souls, the ice sculptures by Bill Bywater brought joy to onlookers and passersby, especially when he brought out the blowtorch […]
This map, from the atlas New York and its Vicinity 1867 published by F. W. Beers, A. D. Ellis & G. C. Soulle in 1867, is a useful resource to determine land use and building ownership from the 19th century in Cold Spring and Nelsonville. This copy is available for purchase online at Historic Mapworks. […]