Monthly Archives: June 2014

Stamford Advocate Columnist, Angela Carrera, Writes Front Page Story on Bedford Hall Demolition

To save historic buildings, city needs lifelines. Stamford has been known as a developer’s town for about 150 years. So it was no surprise last week when Bedford Hall, a neoclassical building with four tall columns and wide front steps, which stood at 545 Bedford St. for 110 years, was demolished. Originally the home of a prominent Stamford lawyer, it was converted in 1915 into a high-end hotel called Bedford House. In the 1940s it...

Lynn Villency Cohen Writes an Editorial Published in the Stamford Advocate

June 10, 2014 — May has been deemed preservation month by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and for the past 25 years across the country, the notion of preservation and a collective spirit of valuing and preserving our historical past, has gained greater momentum. The Millenial generation, in particular, is noted for upholding values of shared social responsibility, sustainability and a connection to local┬ácommunity. But May has passed, and and here in Stamford, the...