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HNP Annual General Meeting — Tuesday, October 6

The Historic Neighborhood Preservation Annual General Meeting is Tuesday, October 6 at 6:30 pm – Refreshments will be served. At the Rectory of the Church of John the Evengelist 279 Atlantic Street Stamford 06901 Featured Speaker: Rev. Monsignor Stephen DiGiovanni “Resurrecting the Rectory” A twenty year campaign to bring back to life this magnificent 1850 Victorian villa. All members are invited. If you are not a member, you may join at the event. Program —...

Norwalk — National Register of Historic Places Event

  Hidden In Plain Sight  Norwalk in the National Register of Historic Places When Sunday October 18, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT   Where Gallaher Mansion in Cranbury Park 300 Grumman AveNorwalk, CT 06851 Driving Directions Norwalk Preservation Trust presents the fifth annual Living History Tour. This year’s tour features properties and districts listed in the National Register of Historic Places, spanning Norwalk’s development from an 18th-century farming community, to post-Civil War...

The Fish Church — HNP Co-Sponsors Inside the Giant Sapphire

Saturday, September 26th, 9:00 am The First Presbyterian Church (The Fish Church) 1101 Bedford St, Stamford, CT 06905 The sanctuary of First Presbyterian (1958) is a major accomplishment of twentieth-century architecture.  Resembling the form of a fish on the outside, the church was conceived by architect Wallace K. Harrison as a modern interpretation of a gothic cathedral with soaring walls of colored glass, intended on the interior to convey the effect of being inside a jewel. Unlike...

Preservation News from the Region

Today’s Advocate features a carefully restored house for sale in Westport.  Preservation pays, and opportunities abound in Stamford.   http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/realestate/article/On-the-market-Landmark-restored-with-care-6191181.php...