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...
You Voted for Public Lands!

You Voted for Public Lands!

Yesterday, the voters of Connecticut voted overwhelmingly to protect State-owned properties and historic buildings from falling into private hands without public oversight. As of this blog post, the Associated Press reports that 84% of voters said YES to ballot...
Vote YES for Public Lands on 11/6

Vote YES for Public Lands on 11/6

If you live in Connecticut, you have a stake in our shared public lands.  Shouldn’t you have a say in how and whether they are given away?   Historic buildings and structures grace many state owned properties and parks:   Seaside Sanatorium in Waterford and the...
We Support Funding Maintenance for National Parks

We Support Funding Maintenance for National Parks

Did you know that 47% of the assets in our National Parks system threatened by deferred maintenance are historic and cultural resources?  The Connecticut Trust has joined organizations nationwide to sign on to the National Trust for Historic Preservation letter...