March 5, 2024

Cranbrook Tower

Cranbrook Tower, Guilford, Connecticut: Guilford was founded in 1639 by Puritans who purchased land from Native Americans represented by a female chief, Shaumpishih. The coastal…
November 29, 2023

Tankerhoosen River

Tankerhoosen River, Vernon, Connecticut:  Though few know it today, the Town of Vernon was once nicknamed Loom City. Before Vernon was incorporated from Bolton in…
November 6, 2023

Ten Historic Homes on the Connecticut Real Estate Market in 2023

1. Judah Woodruff House - 37 Mountain Spring Road, Farmington This grand estate, also known as The Cedars, traces back to at least 1760. An…
October 22, 2023

Lakesco Submersible

Lakesco Submersible, Milford, Connecticut: On Rogers Avenue are two identical Colonial Revival houses built in 1915 for the daughters of Simon Lake, an inventor who…
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September 18, 2023

Lighthouse Point Park

Lighthouse Point Park, New Haven, Connecticut: At the southern tip of New Haven's East Shore section is Lighthouse Point Park. The location used to be…
Gothic RevivalHartfordNews
August 7, 2023

Connecticut State Capitol

Connecticut State Capitol, Hartford, Connecticut:  “Overlooking Hartford's 41-acre Bushnell Memorial Park, the Connecticut State Capitol first opened for the General Assembly in January, 1879. Constructed of…
April 15, 2023

Carrington House

Carrington House, Wallingford, Connecticut: At the corner of North Elm Street and Christian Street is an early Federal style house erected in 1824. Nowadays, the…
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January 31, 2023

Kirtland Hall

Kirtland Hall, New Haven, Connecticut: At 2 Hillhouse Avenue is a four-story Classical Revival built of brownstone in 1902. One of New Haven’s most generous…
March 5, 2022

Yard Goats & the Origins of the New Haven Railroad – Part I

Weston Ulbrich | | March 5, 2022 What exactly is a yard goat? Is it Hartford's minor league baseball mascot? Yes, but long before…
February 27, 2022

For Sale: Oxford House Built in 1769

This home is on the market for $420,000 on Weston Ulbrich | | February 27, 2020 Erected around 1769, is an Oxford, Connecticut,…
February 18, 2022

Old World Hartford Postcards

Recently, I have stumbled upon a collection of postcards depicting Hartford, Connecticut. They date from the turn of the 20th century into the 1960's. Some…
January 1, 2022

This Year in Real Estate

Vivian Marino | New York Times | December 31, 2021 A Frenetic Housing Market in the Suburbs, and Then a Cooling Off - By late…
December 28, 2021

Seven Historic Connecticut Estates Listed in 2021

Weston Ulbrich | | December 28, 2021 Hutchins House Listed in Greenwich Listed in April of this year for $15.9 million, the home at…
December 26, 2021

Tiny Homes in Connecticut

Rich Kirby | Patch | December 26, 2021 The biggest trend in real estate is going small. So-called "tiny houses" are suddenly huge, as more…
December 10, 2021

Coastal Condos are Easy, Breezy

G.A. Peck | The Day | December 10, 2021 Condominiums have always had broad appeal. They have attractive value propositions for first-time homebuyers, downsizers, retirees,…
December 7, 2021

Is Connecticut’s Housing Market Cooling Off?

Kenneth R. Gosselin | Hartford Courant | December 7, 2021 What questions do you have about buying or selling a Connecticut home in this real…
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November 9, 2021

The Mark Twain House Is America’s Best House Museum

  Regina Cole | | November 19, 2021 House museums are a mixed bag: maybe the house is beautiful, but its owner’s story, not…
October 16, 2021

Why Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Early?

By Zina Kumok | | October 16, 2021 When you’re making a big decision in life, it’s usually best to iron out the details…