Poughkeepsie Friends Meeting, 249 Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

The white frame building pictured below is no longer available for rent, and the red-brick meeting house is no longer for sale.

The Pirandello Institute has taken a 5-year lease on the frame building, beginning October 1, 2016. The Pirandello Institute teaches Italian language, literature, and culture (including cuisine). It also has courses in improving one's English, planning travel to Italy, and Italian folk dancing. A five or six week course costs $160, or $60-$96 for a children's course. Private tutoring is available. For further information write Pirandello Institute, 247 Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie NY 12603.

We are in a quiet neighborhood just west of the border between the City and the Town of Poughkeepsie, at the corner of Hooker Avenue and Whittier Boulevard, across the street from the Krieger elementary school and several small shops. There are rooms available to outside groups within the adjacent brick building, including large kitchen and dining room and three child-care rooms. The largest room seats 200 and has been used by various groups other than Friends for weddings, public meetings, worship services, and funerals. Musicians often use it for concerts and student recitals because of its excellent acoustics and grand piano. For information about availability and rates and an appointment to see the rooms call 845-454-6431.

Although our entire property was at one time available for sale, this is no longer the case. We have have decided to stay.

The frame building is not handicap accessible. The main floor in the brick building is handicap accessible.

meeting buildings     parsonage front view parking lot     Rear view