ALISON SPEAR

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ALISON SPEAR

  • Architect
  • Home Base: NYC
  • Weekend House: Obercreek Farm

Alison Spear, AIA, lives between New York City and the Hudson River Valley with her family. She is a LEED certified architect and designer with a home in Duchess County on Obercreek Farm – owned and run by her husband, Alex Reese.

Ms. Spear holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University and a Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design from Columbia University. She has received two American Institute of Architects Awards of Excellence. She is a member of the DIA Council.

Alison’s shortlist for Upstate New York

"You can join for summer membership for tennis and pool!"

ALISON SPEAR

135 S Hamilton St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, USA - map  • 
(845) 471-1120

Obercreek Farm

Wappingers Falls, NY

"We shop for Fresh Organic Vegetables. They are only open Wednesday afternoon and Saturday so make sure to fit this in!"

ALISON SPEAR

New Hamburg Rd, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590, USA - map  • 
(845) 632-3888

"Go visit historic Federal style home and garden, you won't want to regret it!"

ALISON SPEAR

Instagram @boscobelhg

Bear Mountain-Beacon Highway, Cold Spring, NY, USA - map  • 
(845) 265-3638

“I love to stop at DIA: Beacon and see what’s going on there”

ALISON SPEAR

Instagram @diabeacon

3 Beekman St, Beacon, NY 12508, USA - map  • 
(845) 440-0100

Obercreek Brewery

Wappingers Falls, NY

"Their microbrew made on site is rated 12th in the Country!!"

ALISON SPEAR

59 Marlorville Rd, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590, USA - map  • 
(845) 632-1078

"The Kitchen Sink Restaurant is the place to eat in Beacon"

ALISON SPEAR

157 Main St, Beacon, NY 12508, USA - map  • 
(845) 765-0240

"Manitoga, Russell Wright, is a Modernist home aired on a rock quarry"

ALISON SPEAR

Instagram @visitmanitoga

584 Route 9D, Garrison, NY 10524 - map  • 
(845) 422-2380

Instagram @magazzino

2700 US 9, Cold Spring, NY 10516, USA - map  • 
(845) 666-7202

"We go to Stonecrop to see the famous Woodland garden and purchase plant material."

ALISON SPEAR

81 Stonecrop Lane, Cold Spring, New York 10516, USA - map  • 
(845) 265-2000

Farmers and Chefs

Poughkeepsie, NY

"Located just under the “Walkway over the Hudson “ in Poughkeepsie, this spot is amazing!" 

ALISON SPEAR

40 Albany St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, USA - map  • 
(845) 337-4949

Instagram @vintagebeacon

478 Main St, Beacon, NY 12508, USA - map  • 
(845) 202-7172

2 Thayer Road, West Point, New York 10996, USA - map  • 
(845) 938-4034