Garnerville Arts & Industrial Center is proud to announce that Rockland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) is honoring its President and CEO, Robin E. Rosenberg, as Entrepreneur of the Year at its annual awards luncheon to be held November 3, 2017. REDC honors companies, organizations, and individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to Rockland’s economic vitality and have substantially enhanced the local business climate.
It’s not very often that new businesses get the opportunity to surround themselves with a historical presence as soon as they’re ready to open. For Industrial Arts Brewing Company Proprietor Jeff O’Neil, this became a very fortunate reality when he chose the Garnerville Arts & Industrial Center as the base of operations for the new brewery. The Center was declared a historic site by the New York State Preservation League in 2012, as some of the buildings in the factory complex predate the Civil War. O’Neil and his team have worked tirelessly to combine its old-fashioned exterior with modern technological brewing equipment in fascinating ways. Continue Reading →
Visitors to the GARNER Arts/Historic District will be met with a stunning example of 19th century industrial architecture on 14 acres, now a place where makers hone their craft, and the public enjoys art exhibitions and installation, film screenings and live performances, a creekside sculpture trail and on-site craft brewery. Coffee bar opening Fall 2017.
GARNERVILLE – Inside the recently opened brewery in the historical Garnerville Arts and Industrial Center Saturday afternoon, the owner, Jeff O’Neil, was hanging lights behind the bar. He had music going for the first time since he opened.
On June 20, 2016, GARNER President Robin Rosenberg was interviewed by Clare Sheridan on the Historical Society of Rockland County’s radio program, Crossroads of Rockland History.
“We turn our attention to the Garner Arts Center, a 19th century textile mill that has been transformed into a vibrant cultural art center in Garnerville. Robin Rosenberg, president of the Garnerville Arts Project Inc. (GAP), also known as Garner Arts Center since its founding in 2003, sheds light on this dynamic place that continues to grow and change.” Rockland County Historical Society
GARNER Arts Center in Rockland County Secures $5,800
Preservation League Awards Grant from Donald Stephen Gratz Preservation Services Fund
ALBANY, NY (09/23/2014)(read Media)– The Preservation League recently made a $5,800 grant to the GARNER Arts Center, the not-for-profit arm of the Garnerville Arts & Industrial Center.
The grant is the third made from the Donald Stephen Gratz Preservation Services Fund of the Preservation League of New York State. The grant to GARNER will support the cost of a conditions assessment and feasibility study for the reuse of Building 21 in the mill complex known historically as the Garner Print Works.
The New York State Deputy Commissioner for Historic Preservation, Ruth L. Pierpont, recently informed the Garnerville Arts & Industrial Center that its property, designated as the Rockland Print Works Historic District (aka GARNER Historic District of New York), has now been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Ms. Pierpont said: “Listing on the National Register recognizes the importance of [the Rockland Print Works] to the history of our country.” The Rockland Print Works property became eligible for the National Register after it was added to the New York State Register of Historic Places in April 2013.
Garnerville Arts & Industrial Center had a rare visitor in February 2014. Adam Kurtz Photography, representing Mercedes Benz, selected Garnerville Arts & Industrial Center for a photo shoot featuring Mercedes Benz’s limited edition truck, known as the G63 AMG 6×6. Prior to its trip here, this $650,000 vehicle was driven in an upcoming movie featuring Michael Douglas. After its photo shoot, the G63 AMG 6×6 made a quick appearance at the 48th Super Bowl and then flew back home to Germany.
Garnerville Arts & Industrial Center is a unique real estate venture involved in the leasing of light industrial, warehouse and studio spaces, serving the metro New York and Hudson Valley regions of New York State.
For its first 125 years, this Dickens-like industrial environment located on the Minisceongo Creek in Garnerville, Rockland County, New York served textile mills exclusively. Today, the complex is home to manufacturers, distributors, woodworkers, metalworkers, sculptors, painters, music studios, jewelry makers and glass artisans, and includes performance, exhibition and event space. Check out our Space Rentals to find the space that’s right for you.
Planning for the Future
The complex serves as an important focus for the development and renewal of the lower Hudson Valley. Planning is underway to develop Garnerville Arts & Industrial Center as a mixed-use arts, business and cultural destination. In the video below, three case studies depict redeveloped industrial sites and demonstrate the cultural and economic benefits a re-developed Garnerville Arts & Industrial Center will bring to New York State.
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Garnerville Arts & Industrial Center Announces State Historic Register Listing
First Niagara Foundation Helps Jump Start Campaign to Restore GARNER Arts Center
GARNERVILLE, N.Y. – May 14, 2013 -– Local dignitaries including State, County, Town and Village officials today joined with the GARNER Arts Center (formerly GAGA) leadership and the Preservation League of New York for a major announcements regarding restoration and preservation at the Garnerville complex. The Preservation League announced Garnerville Arts & Industrial Center’s listing on the State Register of Historic Places as the “Rockland Print Works Historic District”.