Pin It

Art of Business: Milne Inc. 

Everything Old Is New Again

click to enlarge aob_milne_img_5147.jpg

Milne's at Home Antiques and Gallery is a 6,000-square-foot restored factory filled with fine found objects of all ages in Kingston's Rondout. Rebekah Milne, who grew up among antiques at her parents' Manhattan store, is currently serving as president of the Kingston Waterfront Business Association and goes all out for events like the monthly Kingston Night Markets (in season) and the annual Sinterklaas event.  

But her passion for Kingston doesn't stop at the top of the hill. Besides designing the historically accurate interior of the Lace Mill artists' residence, Milne chose Midtown for the factory where she builds her own new furniture line. "We purchased the old Eden's Grocery on Franklin and Furnace, right across from the library, and that's where we build high-end custom and production furniture. I hire locally—there are 11 people working there. And I let artists paint it for the O+ Festival, so I think we may have the first mural in Midtown too." Milneinc.com

Pin It

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

Hudson Valley Events

submit event

Dance to Paula Bradley and the Twangbusters

Fri., May 26 — Beginner's lesson 8pm-8:30pm, dance from 8:30pm to 11:30pm....

Naked Lunch Workshop

Fri., May 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. — No instructor....

View all of today's events

Latest in Art of Business

More by Chronogram Staff

  • New Year’s is Coming Early at Skyway Camping Resort

    Since winter camping is just a little too cold for comfort, Skyway Camping Resort in the Catskills is celebrating New Year’s early with live music, dancing, hay wagon rides, crafts and more. Book your stay at Skyway around the event: August 12, 2017.
    • May 25, 2017
  • The Clearwater Festival, founded by Pete Seeger, June 17 & 18

    This year Clearwater Festival features an amazing line-up including: Lake Street Dive, Cry Cry Cry’s reunion (Lucy Kaplansky, Richard Shindell & Dar Williams), Arlo Guthrie, Richard Thompson, Tommy Emmanuel, Valerie June, Joan Osborne, Nick Lowe, Josh Ritter and many more. Kids 12 & under get in for free!
    • May 25, 2017
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Home, Library & Museum Hosts Memorial Day Events

    Memorial Day weekend: World War II Living History encampment & military displays at the FDR Home, Presidential Library & Museum, Hyde Park. Fri.: USO Show. 7 pm. Sat.-Sun.: Re-enactors. Historic military displays & vehicles. 11am - 4pm. Mon.: Graveside Memorial Service. 1:30pm. www.FDRLibrary.Marist.edu
    • May 18, 2017
  • More »

Hudson Valley Tweets