Density and Look of New Construction
Discussion topic: Residential use is proposed for the redevelopment of the property.
How many and what kinds of units should be promoted?
What residential syle(s) should these units be: Art Deco, farmhouse, Victorian, other?
Please see the following map of the Armory and surrounding area.
Link to PDF: Armory Map
THe following document is a first draft of an ordinance to safeguard landmark buildings outside the historically designated buildings. The ordinance is missing a clause on demolition through neglect.
See below a number of articles and precedents. Please post comments on which features would be appropriate for our area.
Demolition by Neglect | Connecticut Trust For Historic Preservation
According to the oral history recorded during our preparation for the West Side Trolley tours, this property was where Mr. Eugene Grace’s gardener lived.
Issue: The Diocese appeared in front of the Historic Review Board the other week. After a lengthy discussion by neighbors and the board, the board voted 4-3 NOT to give them the demolition permit. The Diocese will now take the matter to the City Council. There are a number of issues.