by Christopher Peak | Jan 7, 2019 7:34 am | Comments (19)
Two 10-story residential towers, skirted by businesses and artist lofts. A village of shipping containers, arrayed by young architects. An outdoor beer garden. Protected bike lanes. Parks and plazas.
Fifteen New Urbanist advocates presented those ideas as better alternatives to a massive new parking garage at Union Station.
Continue reading ‘Urbanists Sketch Garage-Free Union Ave.’
by Brian Slattery | Jan 3, 2019 7:26 am | Comments (1)
Yale-New Haven Hospital sits on the place where a church once burned from arson and buried its dead. The Long Wharf light, now electric, was for a time lit every night by a man named Tom Wilson, who died just as he was about to light it one night in 1910. And College Street Music Hall stands where a church — the College Street Church — was built, then converted into a music hall that was lost in a fire in 1921 that killed eight people and injured more than 70.
Continue reading ‘Exhibit Marks A Swiftly Changing City’
by Paul Bass | Jan 2, 2019 4:24 pm | Comments (5)
Church Street South may have disappeared, but the debate continues over what New Haven should learn from the housing development’s demise.
Continue reading ‘From Ashes Of Disaster, A Challenge Arises’
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 12, 2018 12:32 pm | Comments (11)
A memorial to remember those lost to gun violence has secured more than half of the money it needs to become a reality, thanks to the State Bond Commission and Gov. Dan Malloy.
Continue reading ‘Homicide Victims Memorial Secures $300K’
by Thomas Breen | Nov 23, 2018 11:57 am | Comments (7)
Inside a Mill River factory where workers once made parts for jet engines, a new crew is designing and building bean-stalk and leaf-petal-designed children’s climbing sculptures to ship to California and the Middle East.
Continue reading ‘Shuttered Factory Gets Luckey’
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.
Continue reading ‘Parks Commission OKs Homicide Memorial’
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.
Continue reading ‘What’s Up? (Canal) Dock!’
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.
Continue reading ‘City Landscape Architect David Moser Dies’
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.
Continue reading ‘Construction Starts On New Vlock Home’
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.
Continue reading ‘Delaney’s New Design Redesigned’