Southampton Town Breathes New Life Into Historic Life-saving Station In Hampton Bays - 27 East

Southampton Town Breathes New Life Into Historic Life-saving Station In Hampton Bays

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Once the interior restoration is complete, visitors will be able to climb to the tower. PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

Once the interior restoration is complete, visitors will be able to climb to the tower. PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

Wooden shingles and bronze window screens accent the building’s restored exterior. PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

Wooden shingles and bronze window screens accent the building’s restored exterior. PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

Barn doors, opening to the building’s boat bay, were added to the building during the restoration. PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

Barn doors, opening to the building’s boat bay, were added to the building during the restoration. PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

A restoration of the building’s exterior is currently under way. PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

A restoration of the building’s exterior is currently under way. PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

The life-saving station’s tower facing north. PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

The life-saving station’s tower facing north. PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

Barn doors opened to the station’s boat bay. PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

Barn doors opened to the station’s boat bay. PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

The station’s boat would have been pulled inside the building by horses through a barn door such as this added during the restoration. PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

The station’s boat would have been pulled inside the building by horses through a barn door such as this added during the restoration. PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

This summer, the town board will finalize plans for the use of the facility. PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

This summer, the town board will finalize plans for the use of the facility. PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

The view from Neptune’s tiki bar, overlooking the newly restored exterior of the former Tiana Life-saving station. PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

The view from Neptune’s tiki bar, overlooking the newly restored exterior of the former Tiana Life-saving station. PEGGY SPELLMAN HOEY

Sharon Mills, a history buff who travelled from Kitte

Sharon Mills, a history buff who travelled from Kitte

author on Jul 1, 2019
The sun shone over the sprawling dance deck and tiki bar at the former Neptune Beach Club in Hampton Bays one recent Saturday morning. Absent blaring techno music and hordes... more

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