by Thomas Breen & Markeshia Ricks | Sep 20, 2018 7:13 am | Comments (47)
Plans to build a new memorial park dedicated to New Haven victims of gun violence are one big step closer to becoming a reality now that the city’s Parks Commission has officially signed off on the project concept and location.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 17, 2018 2:46 pm | Comments (21)
It took about 20 years, but the new Canal Dock Boathouse is open and ready to connect people to water.
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by Allan Appel | Sep 13, 2018 6:56 am | Comments (7)
The city’s longtime landscape architect, David Moser, has died at the age of 65 after a long fight with cancer.
His death came on the same day as the formal opening of one of his most notable achievements, the redesign and expansion of the Edgewood Skate Park.
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by Allison Park | Jul 5, 2018 7:10 am | Comments (6)
In the thick of a heat wave, the Yale School of Architecture first-years came together this week to start building a two-story home on 41-43 Button St. for a homeless family and a single renter.
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by Markeshia Ricks | May 21, 2018 1:09 pm | Comments (26)
After enduring criticism of their initial design, the developer and architect who plan to transform the vacant lot where the former Delaney’s used to stand showed off the latest iteration at the City Plan Commission.
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by Allan Appel | May 16, 2018 6:40 am | Comments (5)
A 21st Century local hero and a “jewel of 19th Century reality” were among the people and buildings recognized at the 2018 New Haven Preservation Trust awards ceremony.
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by Paul Bass | Apr 3, 2018 1:15 pm | Comments (4)
Michael Stern noticed a bulldog dressed as a judge, a surveyor riding a mule, and a court jester blinding justice hiding in plain sight in New Haven.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 2, 2018 12:44 pm | Comments (11)
The new Canal Dock Boathouse is getting closer to the finish line, and it is a thing of beauty.
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by Allan Appel | Oct 3, 2017 7:17 am | Comments (8)
A homeless family will be able to look out onto Adeline Street while cooking dinner and also find privacy in a rock garden, thanks to the design of the latest house Yale architecture students built in New Haven.
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by Lucy Gellman | Sep 22, 2017 7:25 am | Comments (14)
You’re walking past El Tapatio on Grand Avenue and need a place to rest your feet. Outside. The options are slim: sitting on the sidewalk, or trying to snag one of the limited spaces by nearby Christopher Columbus Family Academy.
Just as you’re ready to give up, you spot a new, pint-sized urban oasis: tables and chairs, tree-like sculptures, long wispy grasses and a dainty fence around the outside. All small enough to fit inside two parking spaces.
Continue reading ‘Designers Dream Up City’s Next Sidewalk “Parklets”’