The natural environment as well as year-round and summer residents shaped architectural expressions in the Route 20 villages of Cherry Valley, Sharon Springs, and Richfield Springs, all in Otsego County, NY.
In all three villages building form and style combined tradition and innovation to create structures that were functional and fashionable. Builders added classical columns, decorative cornices, and colored glass windows to connect with larger architectural styles. At the same time, local materials and distinctive landscapes shaped architectural expressions that marked these places as unique. [Read more…] about Otsego County Architecture Walking Tours Planned