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OrangeTrails

Housatonic Overlook

Housatonic Overlook, Orange, Connecticut: Housatonic Overlook offers a scenic hiking experience with five looping trails that lead to a stunning view of the Housatonic River.…
Weston Ulbrich
January 10, 2024
BridgeportMansionsQueen Anne

Graynook

Graynook, Bridgeport, Connecticut: Also known as Charles B. Baker House, Graynook is one of fourteen unique buildings in Bridgeport’s Marina Park Historic District. This Shingle-Style…
Weston Ulbrich
August 10, 2023
FactoriesMonroe

Stevenson Dam

Stevenson Dam, Monroe, Connecticut: In 1917, construction began on Stevenson Dam connecting the towns of Monroe to Oxford. It’s still one of the largest dams…
Weston Ulbrich
August 5, 2023
MilfordTudor

32 Anderson Avenue

32 Anderson Avenue, Milford, Connecticut: Built in 1925, this little tudor home has a Dutch gable roof, sometimes also called a “Jerkinhead” roof.  View on…
Weston Ulbrich
February 7, 2023
HartfordModern

The Gold Building

The Gold Building, Hartford, Connecticut: Built in 1975, Hartford’s iconic One Financial Plaza is also known as The Gold Building. It's an architectural expression of…
Weston Ulbrich
November 23, 2022
CapeHaddam

Simon Smith House

Simon Smith House, Haddam, Connecticut: This Colonial Cape-style house at 974 Saybrook Road was built around 1745 - a year before Simon Smith married Eleanor…
Weston Ulbrich
October 31, 2022
MilfordParks

Silver Sands State Park

Silver Sands State Park, Milford, Connecticut:  In 1955, Hurricane Diane destroyed 75 homes on Milford’s shoreline. As a result, Connecticut’s State Park system acquired about…
Weston Ulbrich
October 14, 2022
ColonialStratford

Perry House

Perry House, Stratford, Connecticut: At 1128 West Broad Street is a first-period colonial house built in 1690 by Benjamin Beach. In 1853, William Perry purchased…
Weston Ulbrich
March 18, 2022
Naugatuck

Mill House

Mill House, Naugatuck, Connecticut: This tiny colonial-era home at 190 Field Street was built circa 1812 nearby Baummer Pond.  View on Instagram: https://instagr.am/p/CavIiiKv6WD/
Weston Ulbrich
March 6, 2022
ItalianateMilford

55 Governors Avenue

55 Governors Avenue, Milford, Connecticut:   Erected in 1865, this Italianate home has early Victorian accents and a gabled roof.   View on Instagram https://instagr.am/p/CaA9z3RJQUp/
Weston Ulbrich
February 15, 2022
New HavenTudor

10 Alston Avenue

10 Alston Avenue, New Haven, Connecticut: This French country Tudor was built in 1928 in heart of New Haven’s Westville neighborhood. Within 2,806 square feet…
Weston Ulbrich
February 13, 2022
HartfordModern

20 Church Street

20 Church Street, Hartford, Connecticut:   “This downtown Hartford skyscraper, built in 1981 by Olympia & York, is an award-winning Connecticut landmark. With its distinctive…
Weston Ulbrich
February 2, 2022
CottageHamden

96 Killdeer Road

96 Killdeer Road, Hamden, Connecticut: Completed in 1928, this cottage-style home has European-inspired architectural design elements such as a Dutch gable roof. View on Instagram:…
Weston Ulbrich
January 28, 2022
Old Lyme

Deming-Avery House

Deming-Avery House, Old Lyme, Connecticut: One of the oldest houses on the on Lyme Street, the Deming-Avery House was built in 1726. Additions have altered…
Weston Ulbrich
January 24, 2022
Milford

158 Broad Street

158 Milford, Connecticut:   Built around 1900, this minuscule mansard-roofed home is hard to miss in downtown Milford.   View on Instagram: https://instagr.am/p/CY4VED1r07j/
Weston Ulbrich
January 18, 2022
Hartford

Cheney Building

Cheney Building, Hartford, Connecticut:   This Main Street mainstay was built in 1876. It was the masterpiece of Henry Hobson Richardson, known for his own…
Weston Ulbrich
January 12, 2022
Milford

Charles H. Pond House

Charles H. Pond House, Milford, Connecticut:   Charles Hobby Pond served as Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut from 1850 to 1853 and after the resignation of…
Weston Ulbrich
January 11, 2022
Glastonbury

989 Neipsic Road

989 Neipsic Road, Glastonbury, Connecticut: This brick colonial was built in 1773. The property is on 1.6 acres bordering J.B. Williams Park and Gideon Welles…
Weston Ulbrich
January 9, 2022
Wethersfield

Robert Robbins House

Robert Robbins House, Wethersfield, Connecticut: This federal style home at 132 Broad Street is the Robert Robbins House. The red brick, two-story dwelling was designed…
Weston Ulbrich
January 6, 2022
Middletown

Duane Barnes House

Duane Barnes House, Middletown, Connecticut: This Gothic Revival house on High Street, was built in 1848. Edward Duane Barnes commissioned the home to be constructed…
Weston Ulbrich
January 3, 2022
Transportation

Merritt Parkway

Merritt Parkway, Connecticut:  The Merritt Parkway is one of the oldest scenic parkways in the United States. The parkway was named for Stamford native and…
Weston Ulbrich
January 2, 2022
Meriden

George Fay House

George Fay House, Meriden, Connecticut: Also known as the “Painted Lady" the Fay House was built in 1865. George Fay was a local attorney who…
Weston Ulbrich
December 28, 2021
New Haven

Christ Church of New Haven

Christ Church, New Haven, Connecticut: Completed in 1898, the structure is among the masterworks of British architect Henry Vaughan (1845-1917), whose designs helped inspire the…
Weston Ulbrich
December 27, 2021
Meriden

Charles Fales House

Charles Fales House, Meriden, Connecticut: This Victorian era monstrosity was first built around 1887. It was the mansion estate of locally known shoe manufacturer, Charles…
Weston Ulbrich
December 21, 2021
ColonialMeriden

96 Curtis Street

96 Curtis Street, Meriden, Connecticut: This antique colonial was built around 1800. The house features a vintage wood door and an off-centered chimney. There's good-sized…
Weston Ulbrich
December 14, 2021
Stratford

1630 Main Street

1630 Main Street Stratford, Connecticut: Erected in 1890, this Italianate-style home with 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths sits on a half acre of land. Visit…
Weston Ulbrich
December 10, 2021
DemolishedHartford

City Place I

City Place I, Hartford, Connecticut: A commercial office building now stands on the site of John Pierpont Morgan’s birthplace. J.P. Morgan was an American banking…
Weston Ulbrich
November 27, 2021
East Haven

Chidsey-Linsley House

Chidsey-Linsley House, East Haven, Connecticut: Built circa 1750, and renovated in 1790, this colonial cape is one of three architectural cornerstones of East Haven Green.…
Weston Ulbrich
November 25, 2021
Branford

Parish-Gillett House

Parish-Gillett House, Branford, Connecticut: Originally built in 1734, this house has been altered with Queen Anne-style elements. It was erected for Ephraim Parish, Jr. and…
Weston Ulbrich
November 19, 2021
Meriden

Solomon Goffe House

Solomon Goffe House, Meriden, Connecticut: On the east side of Colony Street still stands Meriden’s oldest house. Solomon Goffe of Wethersfield inherited land in Meriden…
Weston Ulbrich
November 11, 2021
East Hampton

Shipyard Falls

Shipyard Falls, East Hampton, Connecticut: This little-known waterfall isn’t marked on most maps. Its water source is from Mine Brook. The plunge spouts from a…
Weston Ulbrich
November 10, 2021
New Haven

The Quinnipiack Club

The Quinnipiack Club, New Haven, Connecticut: In 1871, a group of twenty New Haven businessmen established the "Ours Club," which shifted around several downtown locations…
Weston Ulbrich
October 23, 2021