Lyon Mountain
Public Auction – July 10, 2013
Minimum Bid $140,000

State Route 374
Hamlet of Lyon Mountain
Town of Dannemora, Clinton County

 Lyon Mountain Correctional Facility

Lyon Mountain is a former state minimum-security correctional facility located in the Northern Adirondack Park. The property consists of 27.3 acres of land on both sides of Route 374 (11.47 acres on the north and 15.9 acres on the south) and each with road access. Lyon Mountain features several acres of undeveloped land in addition to 23 buildings totaling 90,676 square feet. Of the 23 buildings, there are five buildings that are considered to be significant (81,847 square feet) plus three garage/storage buildings (5,259 square feet); these eight buildings total 87,106 square feet, or 96% of the property’s total square footage. Significant buildings include:

  • Building One: Dormitory, Cafeteria, Gymnasium, 49,201 square feet

  • Building Two: Administrative Building, 4,624 square feet

  • Building Five: Vocational Building, 24,747 square feet

The Hamlet of Lyon Mountain is an historic former mining community situated at a crossroads between Chazy and Upper Chateaugay Lakes, each offering numerous year-round outdoor recreational activities. Nearby larger towns within commuting distance include Plattsburg (30 miles) and Lake Placid (46 miles).

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013


11:00 a.m.  -- Registration begins at 10:30 a.m.

Dannemora Town Hall
2nd Floor Meeting Room
1168 Cook Street
Dannemora, NY 12929

Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 27, 2013, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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