In the ensuing years, the shed dormers that were removed when the roof was reconstructed were never replaced, and no further effort of stabilize or repair the building has been made.
Built around 1790, the Robert Taylor House is generally believed to be the oldest surviving house in Hudson. The house has been owned first by Galvan Partners LLC then by Galvan Initiatives Foundation since 2011.
In recent days, work began on the roof of another historically significant Galvan-owned property, just up the hill from the Robert Taylor House: the Charles Alger House.
No certificate of appropriateness was sought for this work on the 1851 Gothic Revival house, with connections to premier 19th-century American architect A. J. Davis. It is not known if a building permit was issued. The house was acquired by Hudson Collective Realty LLC, a Galvan entity, at the beginning of 2016.
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