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Time: April 26, 2010 at 9am to May 14, 2010 at 5pm
Location: New Haven City Hall
Street: 165 Church Street
City/Town: New Haven
Event Type: exhibit, lecture
Organized By: The New Haven Preservation Trust
Latest Activity: Apr 15, 2010
The New Haven Preservation Trust and The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation present: “The Preservation Movement Then and Now: A History of Preservation in New England.”
An exhibit tracing the history of historic preservation in the region will go on display in New Haven City Hall on April 26th. It may be viewed until May 14th, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm.
An Opening Reception will be held in City Hall on the atrium level near the grand staircase at 5:00 pm on April 29th.
Following the reception, a slide-talk written by Connecticut architectural historian Elizabeth Mills Brown entitled “The Hundred Years’ War: An Historical Account of the Historic Preservation Movement in Connecticut,” will be presented. A panel discussion by local architects and preservationists will follow, bringing the story up to the present day.