How An Old Structure Brings New Life To A Downtown New Haven Site

With the flurry of construction going on in downtown New Haven, few streets are as busy as the blocks between Crown and George. The $50 million College and Crown development has recently been completed. A dilapidated parking garage on the corner of Crown and High streets is currently being renovated into new residential living space as is another former garage next to BAR restaurant. The former Regency Hotel on George Street is also in the process of rehabilitation into upscale apartments. A curious outlier on the block, however, are the multi-chromatic, Venetian Gothic structures in the middle of it all. Dating to the late 19th century, the buildings were designed by notable New Haven archi

A Senior Living Community Takes Shape in Branford

Take a drive along Route 1 in Branford, and you’re sure to see a curious, H-shaped building taking form across the street from the United Methodist Church. When completed, it will contain a 64-bed memory care facility for Alzheimer’s patients. But its proximity to the Evergreen Woods retirement community, also designed by TPA, creates a complementary continuum of independent living to skilled nursing care options. These opportunities benefit older citizens in contrast to other new communities in Branford designed to appeal to Millennials. Construction of the 32,000-square-foot facility managed by Artis Senior Living was not without its challenges. Demolition of an existing structure on the s

Near Yale New Haven Hospital, Providing A Home Away From Home

For the past 30 years, Ronald McDonald House Charities has been providing young children and their families with a comfortable, inexpensive location to stay while seeking serious medical treatment. But as demand for these services has grown, the current 12 room facility on George Street has become too small to serve all of the families seeking accommodations. As part of expansion plans, a site across the street from Yale New Haven’s Childrens Hospital was identified. The City of New Haven recently approved plans to demolish several of the existing multi-family homes and construct a new, 20 room guest facility along Howard Avenue as part of an initial phase of construction. As the needs of th

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