Pickens Hall was a vaudeville venue at Heuvelton in St. Lawrence County, New York. It was built in 1858 and is a three-story, rectangular stone building, 65 feet wide and 74 feet deep. It is an Italianate style building with commercial space on the first floor and office/storage rooms on the second floor. There is a General Store on the first floor, function space on the second, and a newly restored Opera House on the third floor which serves as a venue for various performances. The $2.75 million restoration project just received an "Excellence in Historic Preservation" award from the Preservation League of NY State.[2]

Pickens Hall
Pickens Hall is located in New York
Pickens Hall
Pickens Hall is located in the United States
Pickens Hall
Location83 State St., Heuvelton, New York
Coordinates44°37′10″N 75°24′22″W / 44.61944°N 75.40611°W / 44.61944; -75.40611
Arealess than one acre
Architectural styleItalianate
NRHP reference No.04001205[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 27, 2004

It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[1]

In 2007 The Heuvelton Historical Association received a $50,000 state grant[3] to restore Pickens Hall which is now open as Pickens General Store.

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Archived from the original (Searchable database) on 2019-04-04. Retrieved 2016-08-01. Note: This includes Nancy L. Todd (June 2004). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Pickens Hall" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-08-01. and Accompanying photographs
  3. ^ "Wright secures $50,000 for Pickens Hall project". Watertown Daily Times. September 6, 2007. Retrieved 2009-12-06. State Sen. James W. Wright, R-Watertown, secured the member-item grant for the association. The funding will be used to help match a $100,000 challenge grant from the Sweetgrass Foundation, said Graham D. Wise, chief of staff for Sen. Wright.

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