Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation Presents Awards

Apr 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Uncategorized

The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation presented its annual Connecticut Preservation Awards on Wednesday, April 7, recognizing outstanding preservation projects and people who have made significant contributions to the preservation of Connecticut’s historic buildings and places.

Recipients included: Bruce Fraser, Executive Director of the Connecticut Humanities Council, who has made engaging Connecticut citizens with their state’s history a central mission of the Council; the City of Hartford and the Hartford Preservation Alliance for the Hartford Preservation Ordinance; the Town of Hebron for preservation of the Peters house, Hebron; the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon: for ongoing efforts to preserve and utilize its historic building; Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust and Mutual Housing of Southwestern Connecticut for renovation of 101-103 Barnum Avenue, Bridgeport; Common Ground Institute, for renovation of the Betty Ruth and Milton B. Hollander Foundation Center, Hartford; the Town of Old Lyme and Paul B. Bailey Architect for restoration, renovation and sympathetic additions to Memorial Town Hall, Old Lyme; William Bretschger for the restoration of Orient Lodge, Stamford; the Friends of Elizabeth Park: for restoration of historic rose arches and overall stewardship for the Elizabeth Park Rose Garden, in West Hartford; Stephen Lasar Architects, of New Milford, for documentation of the Micheels house, in Westport; Connecticut Explored magazine and the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism for “Built It/Razed It III,” the Winter 2009-2010 issue of Connecticut Explored; Carol and Henry Hill and Rob Sanders Architects for the rescue, preservation and adaptive use of two endangered historic barns for the Hills’ business in Wilton; and Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, for his diligence in pursuing legal protections for historic places.

The awards were presented at the Trust’s annual meeting, held Wednesday, April 7, at the State Capitol.

via Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation Presents Awards | Connecticut Trust For Historic Preservation.

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