ACTION ALERT: Raise Your Voice Against SB1107

ACTION ALERT: Raise Your Voice Against SB1107

Please raise your voice to stop the passage of SB 1107, a terrible bill that would jeopardize historic properties in the distressed communities that need them most.  The Connecticut Trust has been working hard,  with our lobbyist Halloran & Sage, to try to stop...
Around the State: Stratford & Groton

Around the State: Stratford & Groton

In each of our bimonthly newsletters, we feature stories from around the state.  Here are two from the latest issue!  For a paper copy of our newsletter, become a member!     Stratford:  The American Shakespeare Theatre (1955; NR), pictured above, was destroyed by...
Things Fall Apart: Alternatives to Demolition

Things Fall Apart: Alternatives to Demolition

We have all seen vacant houses and unused barns that are left to decay. First a hole develops in the roof, then the rain and snow get in, the frame slowly starts to sag, the windows fall out, and eventually (sometimes after many years), the structure collapses into a...
2019 Legislative Priorities

2019 Legislative Priorities

With our lobbyists and in partnership with Connecticut Preservation Action, the Connecticut Main Street Center, the CT Places Coalition, and the Connecticut Community Investment Act Coalition, we have identified these legislative priorities for 2019: PROTECT FUNDING...
Our Book Hits TV

Our Book Hits TV

Ann Nyberg from Connecticut’s WTNH News Channel 8 invited our Deputy Director, Chris Wigren to speak about Connecticut Architecture: Stories of 100 Places. Watch the interview below to hear Chris talk about the hundreds of photos, artwork and descriptions that...
Creating a demolition delay ordinance in Waterbury

Creating a demolition delay ordinance in Waterbury

CT Trust Circuit Rider Brad Schide responded to concerns raised in the community of Waterbury after the Immaculate Conception Church began demolishing the 140-year-old Trinity Episcopal Church to make way for a parking lot. CT Trust staff encouraged city residents to...