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Gillibrand seeks historic status for Yaddo

Yaddo Gardens in Saratoga Springs on Sunday, July 31, 2011.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Yaddo Gardens in Saratoga Springs on Sunday, July 31, 2011.
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U.S. Sen Kirsten Gillibrand is calling for designation of the 400-acre Yaddo artists’ retreat in Saratoga Springs as a National Historic Landmark. In a letter Friday to U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, New York’s junior senator stressed the artistic tradition of the site, which was founded in 1900 by financier Spencer Trask. “Yaddo offers residencies to professional artists from all nations and backgrounds working in choreography, film, literature, musical composition, painting, performance art, ...


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