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Time: October 5, 2013 from 10am to 11am
Location: Helene Grant School
Street: 185 Goffe Street
City/Town: New Haven
Website or Map: http://goo.gl/maps/zZUpk
Event Type: walking, tour
Organized By: Anita Buckmaster
Latest Activity: Oct 2, 2013
Tour: The Fate of Urban Renewal Architecture
Join The New Haven Preservation Trust as we visit Dixwell-area urban-renewal era buildings that have been threatened or altered. Among the sites we will visit: Helene W. Grant school (1964, John M. Johansen, with Caproni Associates); Goffe Street townhouses (1970, Edward E. Cherry); St. Martin de Porres Co-op (1968, Polak & Sullivan); Florence Virtue Homes (1964, John M. Johansen); Mt. Bethel Missionary Baptist Church (1973, King-lui Wu); and the Dixwell Firehouse (1973, Venturi & Rauch).
Led by architectural historian Christopher Wigren, Deputy Director of the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation and advisor to The New Haven Preservation Trust. Tour meets at the Helene Grant School.
Free and open to the public. Registration appreciated, but not required to 203-562-5919 or firstname.lastname@example.org.