Fall Home, Life & Arts, News
Most of us have been home more than ever this year.
Because of COVID-19, our kitchen tables have become impromptu office spaces and our living rooms have become classrooms.
So without minimizing the emotional and financial toll the virus has taken, in this special 40-page special section we’re spotlighting stories of how people have either adapted or renovated their homes during this time.
And since this is also a historic time in our nation, we wanted to feature historical homes in the region, places that have witnessed other great American struggles — and endured.
MARC SCHULTZ/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Wendy Valente of Middleburg moved her off to an area off the kitchen space. Going through changes
Middleburgh designer shares tips for setting up schoolwork, office areas
Patience paramount when tackling pandemic renovation projects
Strategies help adjust kids’ rooms for successful virtual learning
Gazette writer makes his 1799 room a little more 2020
More time at home spurs bumper crop of backyard gardeners With travel hampered by virus, Schenectady couple creates their own getaway
For Schenectady couple, new house means new projects, some prompted by pandemic
Latham resident transforms deck, backyard while stuck at home
MARC SCHULTZ/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER From left, Emily, Mary and Caleb Einhorn pose for a photo outside their home on Stratford Road in Schenectady’s GE Realty Plot. Local historic homes
Schenectady’s Col. James Andrews House home to family of four and 100 years of history
Despite fits and starts of recent years, Historic Hotel Broadalbin still on solid footing
Niskayuna home built by Winne family dates to 1840s, oozes history No tree these days, but family still loves living in charming Burnt Hills home
Restorating historic Spa City home has been labor of love for local architect
Schenectady’s John Peek House, dating to 18th century, receives loving care from longtime owner
Restoring Gray-Jewett House in Amsterdam has been labor of love for longtime admirer
Swart House owners dedicated to Glenville home’s past while looking toward future stewardship
Saratoga Springs East Side home with rich history offers peaceful escape Saratoga Springs B&B owners relish stories, rich tradition of 1887 Queen Anne-style house
Historic Stockade home features renovations, additions from various generations
Extensive antiques collection allows Schenectady’s Teller House to be doorway to the past
PHOTO PROVIDED The living room of the Mallinson home in Voorheesville. Renovations
Home renovations, blog keep Voorheesville couple happily busy
As COVID hits, Glenville couple adjusts renovation expectations
With life on pause because of pandemic, Duanesburg homeowners tackle major renovations Real estate maven digs into Stockade restorative work
Renovating parents’ house prompts writer to update her own home
Loudonville mom transforms backyard into destination — and house into a home
Immigrant has lovingly designed Saratoga Springs house in style of her homeland
Ballston Lake family helps get mom back on the water following debilitating stroke
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