The Connecticut Trust portal stores a great deal of preservation information
which falls within six topics:
This section is dedicated to answers and resolutions to the
most common questions and issues. You can learn about the Connecticut Trust,
including its mission, board members and staff, and contact us through this
section. This section illustrates the numerous designations, ordinances, laws,
methods and programs available in Connecticut
to protect and preserve our irreplaceable architectural, historical, and
Find a Professional:
This section will help you find the right person for the
preservation job, be it our Circuit Riders, who are field officers trained to
bring preservation resources to local groups, real estate agents trained in the
history of major Connecticut architectural styles, preservation and
conservation easements, preservation regulations and tax incentives or
restoration professionals and suppliers in Connecticut and surrounding areas.
Rescue a Building:
This section will help you betterunderstand the
history of an historic property as well as help you with the physical
restoration of your historic building. Here you will find the Restoration
Directory, listing restoration professionals and suppliers in Connecticut
and surrounding areas, and Restoration Tools which helps users identify
appropriate methods to rehabilitate, restore, preserve or reconstruct your
historic building. This section will also offer help in a preservation crisis
or with an endangered property.
Seek Grants and Loans:
This section features our Funding Directory, which is a
compiled a list of funding resources available.
This section offers assistance, guidance and programs to
those seeking to promote historic preservation and protect our cultural and
architectural heritage. You can find out whether a property is listed on the
National Register of Historic Places. What restrictions there are if you live
in a Local Historic District. What is the procedure in designating a scenic
road. Here you can learn about many of the Connecticut Trust’s initiatives,
including our other websites like Historic Barns of Connecticut or Connecticut
Towngreens. This section has archived articles from our magazine, Connecticut
Preservation News as well as articles on important issues such as vinyl siding
Support the Trust:
The Trust offers many different ways to support our mission
and programs, including membership, CT Trust license plates and advertising
We have also provided online resources which are designed to assist you with
your preservation efforts. These resources include:
The "Quick Search" is available at the top of every page. Enter a key
word or words to search for related site pages and resources throughout the
Online Restoration Services Directory
The Restoration Services Directory is designed for use by those seeking
restoration professionals and suppliers in Connecticut and the surrounding areas.
Preservation White Pages
This directory contains contact information for preservation organizations
within the state of Connecticut.
Not sure what a specific term means? We've compiled a glossary of terms,
designed to bring a greater understanding of the subject of historic preservation.
News, events, Connecticut Preservation News features... here is where you will
find it all!
Historic Properties Exchange
Historic Properties Exchange is published to advertise endangered historic
properties in Connecticut.