Conservationists sue over plan for tower obstructing views that inspired NY painter Church

  • by: MICHAEL HILL , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 24, 2013 - 12:05 PM

GREENPORT, N.Y. — The on-high views of the Hudson River that inspired Frederic Church's classic landscape paintings remain largely as he saw them in the 19th century. The river below his hilltop home still shimmers in the sun and there are still stately mountains in the distance.

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