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Preservation Awards Honor “Walk Into The Past”

by Allan Appel | May 16, 2017 4:27 pm | Comments (5)

NHPT Photo When officials at the New Haven Preservation Trust told Chris Schaefer they wanted to recognize his work over the last 31 years in lovingly restoring his 1871 oysterwoman’s home on Second Street in City Point, his first response was, “But I’m not done yet.”

He told them he needed about six more years to finish up before being considered for an award. Their response: “We don’t want to give it posthumously.”

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