The Midcentury Spirit is Alive and Well in This Hudson Valley Escape

The Midcentury Spirit is Alive and Well in This Hudson Valley Escape

By Arlene Hirst
Seeking an escape from bustling city life, a Manhattan couple embarks on a renovation in the verdant Hudson Valley.

Steven and Tata Citron wanted a weekend retreat. Unlike many New Yorkers, the couple was happily ensconced on the 35th floor of an Upper East Side Manhattan high-rise and rarely left town for end-of-the-week getaways. But years of 12-hour workdays at the business the Citrons own and run began to take a toll, so the pair decided to find their "great escape" from the fast-paced and high-stress urban environment. They took to the Internet, searching for appealing houses within easy driving distance. A midcentury dwelling in Newburgh, New York, a town in the Hudson Valley, about 60 miles north of the city, captured their attention.

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