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Connecticut Trust For Historic Preservation Announces
Fall 2006 Historic Preservation Technical Assistance Grants (HPTAG)

Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation Home Page http://www.cttrust.org

The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation is
proud to announce its fall 2006 Historic
Preservation Technical Assistance Grants.
17 non-profit organizations and
municpalites have been recognized for
their efforts in the preservation, restoration and
rehabilitation of historic buildings or sites and
awarded a technical preservation assistance grant.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

The Historic Preservation Technical Assistance
Grants are made possible through a collaboration
with the Connecticut Humanities Councilís Cultural
Heritage Development Fund, funded by the Connecticut
General Assembly. The HPTAGís are
designed to support efforts that help communities
plan for the preservation, restoration and
rehabilitation of historic buildings and projects
throughout the state.



In November the Connecticut Trust for Historic
Preservation awarded a total of $135,000.00
in Historic Preservation Technical Assistance Grants.

HPTAG recipients - http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?t=zfmxo9bab.0.w6xnm9bab.hbh6nrbab.102&ts=S0217&p=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cttrust.org%2Findex.cgi%2F119

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Fall 2006 HPTAG's



* Hartford

* Bushnell Park Foundation

* Board training and website re-design

* $ 7,500.00

The aim of this project is to increase the
capacity of the Bushnell Park Foundation to raise
the funds necessary to meet its own needs and those
of the Park through both Board training and the
implementation of a cutting edge internet strategy.
Board training will include fundraising and advocacy
skill development. The internet strategy will
include a more interactive website and creation of
ìcommunitiesî, where businesses, residents and
others can communicate with each other about good
ways to utilize the park.




* Hartford

* Hartford Botanical Garden Planning Committee

* Development of the Second Phase of the Master
Plan

* $21,000.00

The development and implementation of the
second phase of the master plan will result in the
creation of the garden and conservatory as well as
an adaptive re-use plan of the historic buildings on
the site of the former Colt estate in Colt Park in
Hartford.




* North Branford

* Town of North Branford

* Lead paint abatement design services for 714
Foxon Road

* $1,231.00
This project will be phase one of a two
phase plan which will result in an hazardous
material abatement plan for the anticipated
relocation of the historic gas station. Phase two
will abate the lead-based paint and move the
building to its new location, the campus of the
Totoket Historical Society.




* Harwinton

* Town of Harwinton

* Restoration plan for the Harwinton Community
Hall

* $2,500.00
The restoration plan will include
structural, mechanical and architectural reports
with recommendations to restore the Community Hall.
Special consideration will be given to making the
building ADA compliant.




* Easton

* Town of Easton

* Town-wide historical and archaeological
assessment survey

* $9,625.00
This project will be phase one of a two
phase plan which will document historic and
pre-historic sites in the face of growing
development pressures and threat of demolition. This
comprehensive survey will be the basis for phase
two, which will result in a GIS map of all of the
significant historic and pre-historic sites in
Easton and be made available to the general public
on the web.




* Thomaston

* Thomaston Opera House Commission

* Architectural design and drawings for the
Thomaston Opera House

* $12,500.00

The goal of this project is to complete the final
architectural design with drawings, specs and
documentation. The final report will be used as a
prioritized preservation and restoration plan to
keep the integrity of the building intact while a
new lobby is constructed.




* Stonington

* Stonington Historical Society

* Structural Needs Assessment for the Stonington
Arcade

* $4,800.00

The goal of this project is to produce a
structural needs assessment, including an historic
structures report, for the Greek Revival commercial
block located at 61-63 Water Street. The report will
give prioritized maintenance and rehabilitation
recommendations as well as provide a feasibility
study for reuse options.




* North Haven

* North Haven Historical Society

* Master Plan for the restoration and re-use the
Martha Culver House (1858)

* $12,175,00

The goal of this project is to provide a Master plan
for restoration of the Martha Culver House, as well
as documentation and schematic designs of the
building. The report will not only direct the
historical society on how to restore the Martha
Culver House, but also to raise the awareness of
town officials and residents of the value of
historic restoration.




* New Canaan

* New Canaan Historical Society

* Restoration Plan for the Gores Pavilion

* $4,000.00
The goal of this project is to provide a
supplemental restoration plan for the Gores Pavilion
that concentrates on plumbing, septic and HVAC systems.




* Milford

* Milford Preservation Trust

* Update Milfordís Architectural and Historical
Resources Inventory (HRI)

* $5,000.00

The goal of this project is to update the
existing HRI to include formerly undocumented
historic and architecturally significant structures
and landmarks.




* Middletown

* Greater Middletown Preservation Trust

* Restoration of Oí Rourkeís Diner

* $2,500.00
The goal of this project is to produce a
restoration plan for the fire damaged historic diner.




* Middletown

* Middlesex County Historical Society

* Capital Needs Assessment for the General
Mansfield House (c1810)

* $6,750.00
The capital needs assessment for the General
Mansfield House will include recommendations HVAC to
create a long term preservation plan with climate
control to protect their collections and archives.




* Middletown

* Nehemiah Housing Corporation

* Renovation Plan and State Register nomination
for 58 Green Street

* $15,000.00
This project will provide a renovation and
rehabilitation plan for a c1880 house. The goal of
this project is to ensure that historic significance
is preserved in the restoration of a two-family
building as part of the neighborhood preservation
and revitalization effort in the North End. The
building will also be nominated for the State
Register of Historic Places which will be an
important step in opening the door to funding
opportunities.




* Greenwich

* Greenwich Family YMCA

* Structural Needs Assessment for the Greenwich
Family YMCA (1916)

* $20,000.00
A structural needs assessment, with
recommendations, will result in a detailed
restoration plan for the rehabilitation of the
exterior of the Greenwich Family YMCA.




* Guilford

* Dorothy Whitfield Historic Society

* Structural Needs Assessment for the Hyland
House (c1690)

* $4,400.00
A structural needs assessment, with
recommendations, will ensure the structural
integrity and ability of the Hyland House to serve
as a living museum open to the public.




* Cheshire

* Cheshire Land Trust

* State Register for Historic Places nomination
for the Bradley-Ives Farm

* $3,000.00
State Register status will offer a measure of
recognition and protection to the farm buildings on
this site. State Register status will also be an
important step in opening the door to funding
opportunities for restoration of these farm buildings.




* Haddam

* Camp Bethel Association

* National Register for Historic Places District
nomination

* $3,000.00

National Register district status for Camp
Bethel will ensure its place in the 19 century
history of campgrounds and meeting associations in
America. National Register status will be an
important step in opening the door to funding
opportunities for restoration of the buildings and
cottages.



~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~



The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation is the
only statewide, non-profit organization dedicated to
protecting
and preserving the states irreplaceable historic
resources. The Connecticut Trust protects the
character and beauty of Connecticutís historic
architecture, streetscapes, urban neighborhoods and
country landscapes.
Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation Home Page http://www.cttrust.orgConnecticut Trust For Historic Preservation Announces
Fall 2006 Historic Preservation Technical Assistance Grants (HPTAG)

The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation is
proud to announce its fall 2006 Historic
Preservation Technical Assistance Grants.
17 non-profit organizations and
municpalites have been recognized for
their efforts in the preservation, restoration and
rehabilitation of historic buildings or sites and
awarded a technical preservation assistance grant.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

The Historic Preservation Technical Assistance
Grants are made possible through a collaboration
with the Connecticut Humanities Councilís Cultural
Heritage Development Fund, funded by the Connecticut
General Assembly. The HPTAGís are
designed to support efforts that help communities
plan for the preservation, restoration and
rehabilitation of historic buildings and projects
throughout the state.



In November the Connecticut Trust for Historic
Preservation awarded a total of $135,000.00
in Historic Preservation Technical Assistance Grants.

HPTAG recipients - http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?t=zfmxo9bab.0.w6xnm9bab.hbh6nrbab.102&ts=S0217&p=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cttrust.org%2Findex.cgi%2F119

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Fall 2006 HPTAG's



* Hartford

* Bushnell Park Foundation

* Board training and website re-design

* $ 7,500.00

The aim of this project is to increase the
capacity of the Bushnell Park Foundation to raise
the funds necessary to meet its own needs and those
of the Park through both Board training and the
implementation of a cutting edge internet strategy.
Board training will include fundraising and advocacy
skill development. The internet strategy will
include a more interactive website and creation of
ìcommunitiesî, where businesses, residents and
others can communicate with each other about good
ways to utilize the park.




* Hartford

* Hartford Botanical Garden Planning Committee

* Development of the Second Phase of the Master
Plan

* $21,000.00

The development and implementation of the
second phase of the master plan will result in the
creation of the garden and conservatory as well as
an adaptive re-use plan of the historic buildings on
the site of the former Colt estate in Colt Park in
Hartford.




* North Branford

* Town of North Branford

* Lead paint abatement design services for 714
Foxon Road

* $1,231.00
This project will be phase one of a two
phase plan which will result in an hazardous
material abatement plan for the anticipated
relocation of the historic gas station. Phase two
will abate the lead-based paint and move the
building to its new location, the campus of the
Totoket Historical Society.




* Harwinton

* Town of Harwinton

* Restoration plan for the Harwinton Community
Hall

* $2,500.00
The restoration plan will include
structural, mechanical and architectural reports
with recommendations to restore the Community Hall.
Special consideration will be given to making the
building ADA compliant.




* Easton

* Town of Easton

* Town-wide historical and archaeological
assessment survey

* $9,625.00
This project will be phase one of a two
phase plan which will document historic and
pre-historic sites in the face of growing
development pressures and threat of demolition. This
comprehensive survey will be the basis for phase
two, which will result in a GIS map of all of the
significant historic and pre-historic sites in
Easton and be made available to the general public
on the web.




* Thomaston

* Thomaston Opera House Commission

* Architectural design and drawings for the
Thomaston Opera House

* $12,500.00

The goal of this project is to complete the final
architectural design with drawings, specs and
documentation. The final report will be used as a
prioritized preservation and restoration plan to
keep the integrity of the building intact while a
new lobby is constructed.




* Stonington

* Stonington Historical Society

* Structural Needs Assessment for the Stonington
Arcade

* $4,800.00

The goal of this project is to produce a
structural needs assessment, including an historic
structures report, for the Greek Revival commercial
block located at 61-63 Water Street. The report will
give prioritized maintenance and rehabilitation
recommendations as well as provide a feasibility
study for reuse options.




* North Haven

* North Haven Historical Society

* Master Plan for the restoration and re-use the
Martha Culver House (1858)

* $12,175,00

The goal of this project is to provide a Master plan
for restoration of the Martha Culver House, as well
as documentation and schematic designs of the
building. The report will not only direct the
historical society on how to restore the Martha
Culver House, but also to raise the awareness of
town officials and residents of the value of
historic restoration.




* New Canaan

* New Canaan Historical Society

* Restoration Plan for the Gores Pavilion

* $4,000.00
The goal of this project is to provide a
supplemental restoration plan for the Gores Pavilion
that concentrates on plumbing, septic and HVAC systems.




* Milford

* Milford Preservation Trust

* Update Milfordís Architectural and Historical
Resources Inventory (HRI)

* $5,000.00

The goal of this project is to update the
existing HRI to include formerly undocumented
historic and architecturally significant structures
and landmarks.




* Middletown

* Greater Middletown Preservation Trust

* Restoration of Oí Rourkeís Diner

* $2,500.00
The goal of this project is to produce a
restoration plan for the fire damaged historic diner.




* Middletown

* Middlesex County Historical Society

* Capital Needs Assessment for the General
Mansfield House (c1810)

* $6,750.00
The capital needs assessment for the General
Mansfield House will include recommendations HVAC to
create a long term preservation plan with climate
control to protect their collections and archives.




* Middletown

* Nehemiah Housing Corporation

* Renovation Plan and State Register nomination
for 58 Green Street

* $15,000.00
This project will provide a renovation and
rehabilitation plan for a c1880 house. The goal of
this project is to ensure that historic significance
is preserved in the restoration of a two-family
building as part of the neighborhood preservation
and revitalization effort in the North End. The
building will also be nominated for the State
Register of Historic Places which will be an
important step in opening the door to funding
opportunities.




* Greenwich

* Greenwich Family YMCA

* Structural Needs Assessment for the Greenwich
Family YMCA (1916)

* $20,000.00
A structural needs assessment, with
recommendations, will result in a detailed
restoration plan for the rehabilitation of the
exterior of the Greenwich Family YMCA.




* Guilford

* Dorothy Whitfield Historic Society

* Structural Needs Assessment for the Hyland
House (c1690)

* $4,400.00
A structural needs assessment, with
recommendations, will ensure the structural
integrity and ability of the Hyland House to serve
as a living museum open to the public.




* Cheshire

* Cheshire Land Trust

* State Register for Historic Places nomination
for the Bradley-Ives Farm

* $3,000.00
State Register status will offer a measure of
recognition and protection to the farm buildings on
this site. State Register status will also be an
important step in opening the door to funding
opportunities for restoration of these farm buildings.




* Haddam

* Camp Bethel Association

* National Register for Historic Places District
nomination

* $3,000.00

National Register district status for Camp
Bethel will ensure its place in the 19 century
history of campgrounds and meeting associations in
America. National Register status will be an
important step in opening the door to funding
opportunities for restoration of the buildings and
cottages.



~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~



The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation is the
only statewide, non-profit organization dedicated to
protecting
and preserving the states irreplaceable historic
resources. The Connecticut Trust protects the
character and beauty of Connecticutís historic
architecture, streetscapes, urban neighborhoods and
country landscapes.
Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation Home Page http://www.cttrust.org

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Wow.

Great List.
Looking at some of them now.

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