Location: Windsor Locks, CT | Size: 197,000 SF, 159 Units | Status: Under Construction The former Montgomery Mill of Windsor Locks, CT consists of five red brick or reinforced concrete buildings dating back as early as 1891. The structure served as a manufacturing plant for textile producer J. R. Montgomery & Co. until 1989. Crosskey Architects is…Read More
Construction is finally underway at the long-vacant building prominently located at the corner of Pearl and Trumbull Streets in the heart of the downtown business district. But whatever happened to that building and why has it been empty for so long?Read More
Location: Bridgeport, CT | Size: 120,074 SF | Status: Under Construction The American Graphophone Factory complex is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as contributing to the Railroad Avenue Industrial District, and is comprised of ten buildings of different styles and vintages. The project has been separated into two phases, the…Read More
One of our primary focuses is on the preservation of historic buildings. We do more than simply restore old buildings or rehabilitate them for new uses; historic preservation is a philosophy derived from years of experience about how to respect the architectural integrity of historic buildings. Through an architectural historian lens, we look at history in different ways and ask different questions of the past, teaching us new things about our history and culture. We transmit our understanding of the past to future generations through our historic preservation activities. As historic preservation architects, we have been trained to recognize and to respect the idiosyncrasies that define a place. We understand the methods of analysis of cultural heritage and the identification of historic fabric and character-defining features o determine a building’s significance and value.
Location: Hartford, CT | Size: 112 units | Status: Completed The former Pratt & Whitney Machine Shop Co. (most recently occupied by Hartford Office Supply) is located in the Frog Hollow National Register Historic District, at the corner of Capitol Avenue and Flower Street. It is just three blocks from the Connecticut…Read More
Location: Manchester, CT | Size: 57 Units | Status: Completed 2011 Located in the Cheney Brothers National Historic Landmark District, the Dye House is a classic example of brick and timber mill construction of the early 20th century. The last major building to be renovated in the mill complex, the original…Read More
On a mild morning in mid-December, the belfry of the Old Talcott Mill in Vernon, CT was removed from the top of its tower. Its posts cut loose atRead More
Speckles of dust and the smell of stale beer fill the airRead More