Category Archives: historic preservation
Two descendants of a Mansfield man who joined a Union regiment in the Civil War 150 years ago are inviting residents to a re-dedication ceremony at a New London monument.
The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation awarded the Janet Jainschigg Award of Excellence to Mary M. Donohue of West Hartford for her historic preservation work, including surveys of Civil War monuments. An expert on the state’s Civil War monuments, she … Continue reading
The Greenwich Historical Society is calling for nominations for its 2012 Preservation Awards, which will honor individuals, organizations and projects for their contributions to the preservation of Greenwich’s historical resources. The project or activity must be of historical and/or architectural … Continue reading
Bridgeport historians are struggling to preserve the city’s large number of historic buildings. City Historian Mary Witkowski often issues 90-day demolition delays, ultimately to no avail, according to an article in the Connecticut Post. For instance, a building at 371-377 … Continue reading
The Norwalk Inn and Conference Center has reached an agreement with the town of Norwalk, and Norwalk Preservation Trust to restore the historic Grumman-St. John House. Unfortunately, the agreement still needs the approval of the town’s Zoning Commission. The Norwalk Inn, which bought … Continue reading
The Merritt Parkway is one of the top 11 most endangered historic places in the country, warns the National Trust for Historic Places. A bridge over the Merritt Parkway in Stratford. Spanning 37.5 distinctive miles and celebrated for its diverse … Continue reading