Connecticut Trust For Historic Preservation

Historic Properties Exchange

Historic Properties Exchange is published to advertise endangered historic properties in Connecticut by the Connecticut Trust, a statewide nonprofit organization located at 940 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517.  Real Estate advertised is subject to the Federal Housing Act of 1968. Neither advertisers nor the Connecticut Trust are responsible or liable for any misinformation, misprints, or typographical errors contained in Historic Properties Exchange.

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HPX -  November/December 2008 - 66 Franklin Street, New London

1866 Italianate Housein a New LondonHistoric Register District

 

This house at 66Franklin Street is at the corner of Hempstead Street inthe Hempstead Street Historic District. The area is in the midst of significantrevitalization and most of the homes are part of a mid-19th centuryneighborhood built during New London’swhaling era. The house is offered for $1.00, if removed from the property.Landmarks is searching for someone who can move the house to another local siteor take the house apart for moving to a more distant site. Potential buyersmust demonstrate the ability to remove the home from the site and reconstructit on their own lot. A January 1, 2009 deadline has been set or the threat ofdemolition becomes imminent.

Contact: SandraKersten Chalk, New London Landmarks, Executive Director, 860-442-0003 or newlondonlandmarks@hotmail.com

66 Franklin Street, New London

  1866 Italianate House in a New London Historic Register District

This house at 66 Franklin Street is at the corner of Hempstead Street in the Hempstead Street Historic District. The area is in the midst of significant revitalization and most of the homes are part of a mid-19th century neighborhood built during New London’s whaling era. The house on its corner lot has recently been purchased by the Shiloh Baptist Church. Shiloh Baptist Church has offered to donate the house to New London Landmarks, but it must be moved to another location. The house is offered for $1.00, if removed from the property. Landmarks is searching for someone who can move the house to another local site or take the house apart for moving to a more distant site. Potential buyers must demonstrate the ability to remove the home from the site and reconstruct it on their own lot.

 

Contact: Sandra Kersten Chalk, New London Landmarks, Executive Director, 860-442-0003 or www.newlondonlandmarks@hotmail.com

Listed: $1.00

Historic House, Enfield

This single-family, wood frame dwelling built in 1905, is available for sale for $1.00, if removed from the property. The house contains a living room, kitchen, parlor, and dining room on the first floor. The second floor has three bedrooms and one bathroom. There is storage space over the kitchen plus a full attic and basement. Its total area is 1,588 square feet.

The front porch wraps around the side of the house to form an embedded octagon, which projects from the corner and gives the facade an asymmetrical emphasis. Turned porch supports and decorative brackets are topped by a spindlework band. Patterned shingles appear in the front gable.

Potential buyers must demonstrate the ability to remove the structure from the site, reconstruct it on their own lot and leave the former site cleared and clean. For an application, please contact Wanda Torres, State Parks Division, at 860-418-5963 or wanda.torres@po.state.ct.us. The deadline is June 30, 2006.

English Bank Barn, Burlington

This circa 1880 hand-hewn. post-and-beam bank barn located at 39 Barnes Hill Road needs to be moved.  The interior of the structure is mostly in good condition, but the exteirior sheathing needs work.  Potential buyers must demonstrate the ability to remove the structure from the site, reconstruct it on their own lot, and leave the former site cleared and clean.  Contact: Bruce Flax, Burlington Insurance Company, 860-673-6015, Listed: $1.