Calling themselves the “8 Ferris Associates,” the group, led by Connecticut Trust Board member Tom Nissley, sprung into action. They mustered up enough money to purchase the house for $1.5 million, and then they placed the property on the National Register of Historic Places.
Ferris Hill became the 22nd place in New Canaan with the designation, many of which are mid-century modern homes created by the so-called “Harvard Five” architects.
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