Sponsor the 2020 Connecticut Preservation Awards, on 5/6 in Hamden!
Start taking your photos! Preservation Connecticut will continue its commitment to Connecticut’s barns by welcoming professional, amateur, and student photographers of all ages to submit works featuring the interior or exterior of barns in the following categories:...
On December 13, the Derby Historical Society donated a preservation easement on the John I. Howe house to the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation.
Registration open for January conference on preservation and sustainability: “Historic and Green: A New Climate Agenda”.
For more information, and to register/RSVP, click this link: https://www.law.uconn.edu/calendar/event/2020/01/24/historic-and-green-new-climate-agenda
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.