These awards, given by the Connecticut Center for the Book, recognize the best books of 2018 about Connecticut or by authors and illustrators from Connecticut.
“As a member of the Connecticut Trust’s board of trustees, I have had all too many opportunities to learn about demolitions of historic resources in Connecticut,” said Mr. Gerber. “For me, the Connecticut Trust’s preservation easement program provides the perfect solution to preserving my house in perpetuity!”
A program in which the story of a recent preservation failure to save a precious building from demolition is met with the story of a success in rescuing two threatened historic treasures. What was it that prevented the one from being destroyed (in order for a developer to build a gas station) and the others from being rescued?
As New Haven experiences a building boom, preservationists and city officials are looking for new ways to balance the needs of economic growth with desire to protect the city’s historic architecture.
Currently for sale, this c.1880 house is a must see for buyers and architecture enthusiasts alike. Stop by any time between 11AM-1PM to enjoy the house at your own pace. Don’t miss the talk at noon about the history of the house and town of Clinton.
This seemingly inconsequential decision exposes an existential crisis for the historic preservation movement in the United States. To save historic places, preservationists across the country need to align ourselves firmly with environmentalists and stop turning people who should be allies into our enemies. Historic places will exist only if we have a planet left.”
On September 18, Circuit Riders from the CT Trust attended a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the successful rehabilitation of a former school into Bingham Place Apartments.
October-November book events
2020 Connecticut Historic Preservation Matching Grants for Private Non-Profit Organizations The 1772 Foundation in cooperation with the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation has announced that funding in the form of 1:1 matching grants of up to $10,000 will be...