Category Archives: Ossining

Ossining Business District

Source: Oblong to the Hudson by Harry Wirth; 1976

Information here is for archival purposes, and is not current

Main Street, Ossining

In the 1870’s, Ossining’s business district boasted rows of Victorian structures. After a devastating fire, merchants moved their stores up Main Street, away from the river, erecting buildings rich in the decorative features of American life before the turn of the century.