This morning, in her presentation to the Historic Preservation Commission about the Certified Local Government Program, Linda Mackey from NYSHPO showed these pictures of what happened to a house in Syracuse that was not part of a designated historic district.
Here in Hudson, we have our own example of what can happen to a house located outside one of the designated historic districts: 260 State Street.
some new and strange "ornaments";
and when the slate on the mansard roof got replaced with asphalt shingles.
The pictures below, taken by a reader earlier today, show that the fenestration is also undergoing alteration, changing the number and placement of some windows and the size of others.