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2015 New Haven Preservation Trust Awards

Buildings manifest a time and place. Three projects in New Haven are being renovated with a level of care and intelligence that rises to the level of restoration. Beyond style and appearance, history is found in the way historic structures were conceived and crafted. Restorations of the materials, techniques and methods used to build make history present again in the here and now.

A home, a parish hall and a private library do not have common purpose, but in restoration they have a common message: history is well served when it is taken seriously in the renewal of our threatened buildings. Rather than simulate the techniques and effects of 19th-century construction technology these heroic and ongoing efforts often retain their original craft and materials originally implemented in their... more →