Beacon Revisited (Images of America)
Murphy, Vanburen, etc.
$19.79 (Member Price)
Now, this city on the Hudson is undergoing a dramatic renaissance to become a center for the arts as home to one of the world?s largest contemporary collections at Dia:Beacon, site of the renowned Tallix Art Foundry, and the address of an increasing number of independent galleries. In Beacon Revisited, informative text is artfully combined with more than two hundred illustrations?many of them never before published?to celebrate Beacon?s rich history and its promising future. The authors first collaborated on Historic Beacon, published by Arcadia in 1998. Robert J. Murphy serves as the president of the Beacon Historical Society and editor of its monthly newsletter. Denise Doring VanBuren is a past president of the Beacon Historical Society, as well as a past regent of the Melzingah Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Natives and newcomers alike will delight in Beacon Revisited, a compendium of images and stories that captures the spirit of a small city that has been reinvented for the twenty-first century