2010 Sullivan Showcase Awards

Compiled by Leni Santoro MONTICELLO,NY (November 28, 2010) – Homes and businesses that enhance the appearance of Sullivan County were recognized at the 2010 “Sullivan Showcase Awards” on November 11 at the Eagle’s Nest in Bloomingburg. The annual awards are sponsored by the Sullivan County Board of Realtors and Sullivan Renaissance. The residential judges were Diane Deutsch of Preferred Homes & Properties, Joe Freda of Freda Real Estate and Glenn Pontier of Sullivan Renaissance. The commercial judges were: Diane Butler of Eagle Valley Realty, Susan Boersema of Ulster Savings Bank and Deborah Hornicek of Callicoon Real Estate. Van Morrow put together the PowerPoint presentation; Ann Finneran of Sullivan Renaissance created the award certificates; and Mary Greene, Lori Malone, Jennifer Bitetto, Emily Grillo and Danielle Gaebel of The River Reporter produced the journal. In addition to the winners listed below the following finalists were also honored: Best Residential Addition White Lake Homes, Kauneonga Lake – Owner: Leonard Shirman – Contractor/Builder: John Connolly Best New Residential Construction – Under 2500 Sq. Ft. Lake Ridge Road, Narrowsburg – Owner: Denzil & Carolyn Gallagher – Contractor/Builder: Catskill Farms – Architects: KLM Architects Tuthill Road, Barryville – Owner: Bryce Boyd and Thomas Norrby – Contractor/Builder: Catskill Farms Bluestone Drive, Eldred – Owner: Gayle Berman – Contractor/Builder: Catskill Farms – Architects: KLM Architects Best New Residential Construction – Over 2500 Sq. Ft. Pine Lake Drive, Wurtsboro – Owner: Phil Milo – Contractor/Builders: PB Majestic Homes and Wurtsboro Electric Service, Inc. Clear Lake Road, Roscoe – Owners: Sally and Ed Cerny – Contractor/Builder: Allison & Devore – Architect: Irace Architecture, Joseph Irace Chapin Estate, White Lake – Owners: Russ and Barbara Campbell – Contractor/Builder: Log Chips, LLC, Fred Krol Best Commercial Spruce Up Old Stranahan Building, Main Street, Narrowsburg – Owner: Jane Slawyer, Narrowsburg – Contractor/Builder: Narrowsburg Beautification Group/Delaware Valley Job Corps Best Commercial Renovation Under 2500 Sq. Ft. “Peace, Love & Ice Cream,” 200 Rock Hill Drive, Rock Hill – Owner: Les & Barbara Fischer – Contractor/Builder: Stanley & Sons Best Commercial Renovation Over 2500 Sq. Ft. “Lander’s River Trips,” 5961 Route 97, Narrowsburg – Owner: Rick Lander – Contractor/Builder: Lance Mercado, Narrowsburg Unique/Most Interesting Commercial “Cottage at Belle Knowle,” Eldred – Owner: Erin & Larry Farmer _______________________________________________________________ And the 2010 Sullivan Showcase Award Winners are: This year the Showcase added a new category – Best Residential Green – to acknowledge homes that are build with the environment and sustainability in mind. Best Residential Green: Stewart Road, North Branch image image Owner: Jeff McMahon & Lizanne Haimes Contractor/Builder: Jeff McMahon Designer: Jeff McMahon Best Residential Addition: Crawford Road, Eldred image image Owner: Charles Petersheim Contractor/Builder: Charles Petersheim – Catskill Farms Best Residential Renovation This category is unusual this year because there are three winners. After reviewing all the entries, the judges were faced with three very distinct and varied finalists – each which could be the winner. The three judges then evaluated the entries point by point using a numeric scale – and found that all three homes had received exactly the same number of points. Without further ado – here are the three winners in Best Residential Renovation. Skyline Drive, Fremont Center image image Owner: Carolyn Ann Owens /Gregory Solowsky Contractor/Builder: Scott & Doug Woods Broadway, Kauneonga Lake image image Owner: Jeff Lawson/Peter Hutchman Contractor/Builder: Allison & Devore Architect: Irace Architecture, Joseph Irace Dahlia Road, Liberty image image Owner: Ben White Contractor/Builder: Catskill Harvest, Will Foster Architect: Irace Architecture, Joseph Irace Unique/Most Interesting Residential Smallwood, Bethel image image Owner: Wes & Beata Tavor Contractor/Builder: WT Builders Designer: Alvin Adler Best New Residential Construction – Under 2500 Square Feet Barryville image Owners: Norah Lawlor and Jeffrey Bradford Contractor/Builder: Catskill Farms Architects: KLM Architects Best New Residential Construction – Over 2500 Sq.Ft. The Lake House image Contractor/Builder: Green Earth Companies Northeast, LLC, Marc Dubrovsky Architect: Dennis Wedlick Architect, LLC Special Award Category Happy Avenue, Bethel image image Owner: Scripps Networks – DIY Contractor/Builder: Catskill Farms Best Commercial Spruce Up Literacy Volunteer Center, 63 North Street, Monticello image image Best Commercial Renovation Under 2500 Square Feet “BrookHouse Gallery,” 5 Austin Road, Barryville image image Owner: David Bush & Luiz Aragon Contractor/Builder: Rory McKean, McKean Custom Homes, Milford Best Commercial Renovation Over 2500 Square Feet “Green Earth Realty,” 5663 Route 52, Kenoza Lake image image Owner: Marc Dubrovsky Designer: Marc Dubrovsky Contractor/Builder: Green Earth Companies, Northeast, LLC, Marc Dubrovsky “Dancing Cat Saloon,” 2037 Route 17B, Bethel image image Owner: Stacy Cohen & Monte Sachs Designer: Audrey Cohen/Monte Sachs Contractor/Builder: Built to Last/Aaron Salovin Best New Commercial Construction “Jeff Bank,” 1460 Route 17B, White Lake image Owner: HSD, LLC/Jeff Bank Contractor/Builder: Woodstone Companies, Bethel, Designer: Steve Dubrovsky Best New Construction Modular “EcoGreen Community Housing at SCCC” Loch Sheldrake image Owner: EcoGreen Community Housing Fund Contractor/Builder: The Ruby Group, Goshen Architect: Mike Berta, Poughkeepsie Unique/Most Interesting Commercial “Blue Hills Farm Tent and Breakfast,” Narrowsburg image

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