Top 5 Stories of the Week: Plan to Protect Montauk Point Lighthouse, CPF Way Up in 2020

Montauk Point Lighthouse, Photo: David Taylor
Montauk Point Lighthouse, Photo: David Taylor

Governor Announces Plan to Restore, Protect Montauk Point Lighthouse

A project to safeguard the historic Montauk Point Lighthouse and its surrounding property from shoreline erosion could begin as early as this spring. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced this week that a $30.7 million contract has been awarded for the project that will take about two years to complete. 


East End Preservation Revenues Set Record Amount in 2020

The house at 55 Cooper’s Neck Lane in Southampton, which sold in December for $33.7 million, was among the top home sales in 2020. Credit: Saunders & Associates

In 2020, East End real estate boomed as people fled New York City for the space the Hamptons and the North Fork afford. People not only came here, but they invested in property and ultimately an unexpected benefit of the pandemic ended up being a big boost to the preservation coffers.

Celebrated Seaside Quiogue Estate With Original Details, Tiffany Lighting Shines on the Market at $13 Million

Credit: Courtesy Douglas Elliman + LPG

Meadowcroft, the last remaining Long Island home designed by the noted architect and House & Garden magazine founder Wilson Eyre, is a celebrated 100-year-old-plus home. Now it is new to the market, listing just last week at $13 million.

2 More Wind Farms Coming Off Long Island Coast, Cuomo Says

Photo Credit: P. Coughlin

Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed Wednesday two more offshore wind farms off the coast of Long Island as part of a broad increase in renewable energy planned across New York State.


What’s in Contract: Bridgehampton Modern Home with Last Ask of $13.5 Million

Credit: Saunders & Associates

The new year is off to a great start in the real estate market. Among the listings that have gone into contract is 183 Jobs Lane in Bridgehampton, a stunning modern with a last known ask of $13.495 million.