CONNECTICUT REAL ESTATE HISTORY

Old Lyme
December 3, 2022

Justin Smith-Sweet House

Justin Smith-Sweet House, Old Lyme, Connecticut: Located at 54 Lyme Street is a home built in 1710. It’s…
Hartford
November 23, 2022

The Gold Building

The Gold Building, Hartford, Connecticut: Built in 1975, Hartford’s iconic One Financial Plaza is also known as The…
LandmarksLong Island SoundStratford
September 3, 2022

Great Meadows Marsh

Great Meadows Marsh, Stratford, Connecticut: This tidal marshland is located near the Lordship section of Stratford. Great Meadows…
West Haven
September 2, 2022

Union School

Union School, West Haven, Connecticut: At 174 Center Street is a former school erected in 1890 when West…
Hartford
August 26, 2022

Mary Borden Munsill House

Mary Borden Munsill House, Hartford, Connecticut: At the corner of Wethersfield Avenue and Wyllys Street is a Gilded…
Stratford
March 18, 2022

Perry House

Perry House, Stratford, Connecticut: At 1128 West Broad Street is a first-period colonial house built in 1690 by…
CT Blue Town SignsOld Lyme
March 4, 2022

Connecticut’s Blue Town Signs: Old Lyme

Old Lyme, Connecticut: "As early as the 1640's settlers from Saybrook cleared and planted land on the east…
New Haven
February 28, 2022

809 Forest Road

809 Forest Road, New Haven, Connecticut: This stone and stucco home is a side-by-side Colonial, erected in 1929.…
New Haven
February 20, 2022

500 Central Avenue

500 Central Avenue, New Haven, Connecticut: At the corner of Central Avenue and Burton Street is a Folk…
HartfordNews
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…
New Haven
February 13, 2022

10 Alston Avenue

10 Alston Avenue, New Haven, Connecticut: This French country Tudor was built in 1928 in heart of New…
New Haven
February 10, 2022

Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church

Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, New Haven, Connecticut: Starting as a mission, Holy Transfiguration became a parish in 1915…
Hartford
February 2, 2022

20 Church Street

20 Church Street, Hartford, Connecticut:   “This downtown Hartford skyscraper, built in 1981 by Olympia & York, is…
Stratford
January 30, 2022

Howard Curtis House

Howard Curtis House, Stratford, Connecticut: This Italianate home was erected in 1876 on Main Street. Its original owner…
West Haven
January 27, 2022

West Haven Armory

West Haven Armory, West Haven, Connecticut: The former National Guard Armory at 511 Main Street was constructed in…
Old Lyme
January 24, 2022

Deming-Avery House

Deming-Avery House, Old Lyme, Connecticut: One of the oldest houses on the on Lyme Street, the Deming-Avery House…
LandmarksLyme
January 21, 2022

Florence Griswold House

Florence Griswold House, Lyme, Connecticut: The home of famous art leader, Florence Griswold is a late Georgian-style mansion,…
HartfordLandmarks
January 20, 2022

Travelers Tower

Travelers Tower, Hartford, Connecticut:   The Travelers Insurance Company was founded by Hartford’s masonry magnate, James Goodwin Batterson…
Hartford
January 12, 2022

Cheney Building

Cheney Building, Hartford, Connecticut:   This Main Street mainstay was built in 1876. It was the masterpiece of…
Stratford
January 4, 2022

130 Honeyspot Road

130 Honeyspot Road, Stratford, Connecticut: Built in 1910, this disheveled two-story establishment was once home to Johnny’s Restaurant…
Meriden
December 28, 2021

George Fay House

George Fay House, Meriden, Connecticut: Also known as the “Painted Lady" the Fay House was built in 1865.…
CT Blue Town SignsDanburyLandmarks
December 28, 2021

Connecticut’s Blue Town Signs: Danbury

Danbury, Connecticut: "Eight families came from Norwalk in 1685 to settle this area which the Indians called Pahquioque.…
New Haven
December 27, 2021

Christ Church of New Haven

Christ Church, New Haven, Connecticut: Completed in 1898, the structure is among the masterworks of British architect Henry…
LandmarksLyme
December 25, 2021

Gillette Castle

Gillette Castle, Lyme, Connecticut: The castle was a private residence commissioned and designed by William Gillette (1853–1937), an…
Essex
December 23, 2021

Ezra Mather House

Ezra Mather House, Essex, Connecticut: This Federal style house at 37 Main Street once belonged to a physician…
About Connecticut Real Estate History Weston Ulbrich Realtor Coldwell BankerLandmarksLighthousesNew London
December 21, 2021

New London Ledge Lighthouse

New London Ledge Lighthouse, New London, Connecticut: Built in 1909, this Second Empire style lighthouse with a mansard…
Meriden
December 21, 2021

Charles Fales House

Charles Fales House, Meriden, Connecticut: This Victorian era monstrosity was first built around 1887. It was the mansion…
Hartford
December 19, 2021

Hartford Times Building

Hartford Times Building, Hartford, Connecticut: First constructed in 1920, this historic Beaux-Arts gem at 10 Prospect Street was…
New Haven
December 17, 2021

Judges Cave

Judges Cave, New Haven, Connecticut: Atop West Rock Ridge State Park is a notorious rock formation once used…
Meriden
December 14, 2021

Old Meriden High School

Old Meriden High School, Meriden, Connecticut: The former high school now serving as the Meriden Board of Education…
Meriden
December 14, 2021

96 Curtis Street

96 Curtis Street, Meriden, Connecticut: This antique colonial with a vintage wood door was built around 1800, along…
Stratford
December 10, 2021

1630 Main Street

1630 Main Street Stratford, Connecticut: Erected in 1890, this Italianate-style home with 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths sits…
West Haven
December 6, 2021

65 Main Street

65 Main Street, West Haven, Connecticut: A victorian home with colonial motifs and a rising spire that was…
LandmarksLyme
December 4, 2021

Hamburg Bridge Historic District

Hamburg Bridge Historic District, Lyme, Connecticut: It encompasses a small village which was of economic importance until about…
Durham
December 2, 2021

Curtis Fairchild House

Curtis Fairchild House, Durham, Connecticut: At the corner of Main Street and Route 68 is a classic Federal…
Old Lyme
December 1, 2021

303 Ferry Road

303 Ferry Road, Old Lyme, Connecticut: Built circa 1900, this 5,289 sq. ft. Mansion is a Gothic Revival…
Old Lyme
November 29, 2021

Boxwood Manor

Boxwood Manor, Old Lyme, Connecticut: Built around 1842, this brick mansion on Lyme Street was the estate of…
Lyme
November 29, 2021

Bull Run Hill

Bull Run Hill / Holtzman Home-Studio, Lyme, Connecticut: The giant barn known as Bull Run Hill at 421…
ListingsLyme
November 28, 2021

Thomas Nason House

Thomas Nason House, Lyme, Connecticut: Currently For Sale: $695,000 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,304 square feet on 3…
HartfordLandmarks
November 27, 2021

City Place I

City Place I, Hartford, Connecticut: A commercial office building now stands on the site of John Pierpont Morgan’s…
New Haven
November 21, 2021

Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge

Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge, New Haven, Connecticut: Commonly referred to as the Q Bridge by locals, this extradosed…
Meriden
November 11, 2021

Solomon Goffe House

Solomon Goffe House, Meriden, Connecticut: On the east side of Colony Street still stands Meriden’s oldest house. Solomon…
HartfordNews
November 9, 2021

The Mark Twain House Is America’s Best House Museum

Regina Cole | Forbes.com | November 19, 2021 House museums are a mixed bag: maybe the house is…
New Haven
October 25, 2021

Union Station (New Haven)

Union Station, New Haven, Connecticut: New Haven’s main passenger railroad station was completed in 1920. The Georgian-style building…
New Haven
October 23, 2021

Quinnipiack Club

Quinnipiack Club, New Haven, Connecticut: In 1871, a group of twenty New Haven businessmen established the "Ours Club,"…
New Haven
September 25, 2021

The Yale Center for British Art

The Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut: At Yale University in downtown New Haven is the…
Hartford
January 19, 2021

Hartford Electric Light Company

Hartford Electric Light Company, Hartford, Connecticut: The Hartford Electric Light Company began operations with a steam-powered electrical generating…

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