A proposal to designate portions of Main Road in Aquebogue, Jamesport and Laurel as a national historic district has been revived nearly five years after Riverhead’s Landmarks Preservation Commission withdrew a similar application in 2014.(more…)
After hearing more comments both for and against a proposed National Register Historic District on Main Road stretching from Aquebogue to Laurel, Riverhead Town’s Landmarks Preservation Commission reluctantly voted to withdraw its application for the district.
The withdrawal, made at the commission’s monthly meeting Monday, kills the proposal in both Riverhead and Southold townships.
But it didn’t come easily.