Connecticut Trust For Historic Preservation

HPX:November/December 2006, The Bennett House, New Milford

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The Bennett House, located at 70 Bridge Street New Milford, was constructed in 1790 and has a Gross Building Area of approximately 3,028 square feet.  The first floor interior layout includes an entrance foyer, two dining rooms, two restrooms, and a kitchen with a walk in cooler (10x12).  The second floor includes six bedrooms, one office, and one full bathroom. 

It is in the opinion of the Connecticut State Historic Preservation Officer that the Frederick G. Bennett House is eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.  The property will be transferred subject to the recipient agreeing to an off-site relocation.  This structure will be available for relocation between July 2007 & September 2007.

Potential recipients must demonstrate their ability to assume legal and financial responsibility for the structure.  Any non-governmental party must be able to demonstrate its economic and administrative ability to perform the relocation of the property, such as a surety bond, a trust fund, or a reverter to some other responsible agency.

Contact: Keith T. Hall, Transportation Supervising Planner at the Connecticut Department of Transportation, 2800 Berlin Turnpike, P.O. Box 317546, Newington, CT 06131-7546.  (860) 594-2926.  All proposals will be accepted until November 23, 2006, and reviewed within a thirty-day period.

HPX:November/December 2006, The Bennett House, New Milford

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The Bennett House, located at 70 Bridge Street New Milford, was constructed in 1790 and has a Gross Building Area of approximately 3,028 square feet. The first floor interior layout includes an entrance foyer, two dining rooms, two restrooms, and a kitchen with a walk in cooler (10x12). The second floor includes six bedrooms, one office, and one full bathroom.

It is in the opinion of the Connecticut State Historic Preservation Officer that the Frederick G. Bennett House is eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The property will be transferred subject to the recipient agreeing to an off-site relocation. This structure will be available for relocation between July 2007 & September 2007.

Potential recipients must demonstrate their ability to assume legal and financial responsibility for the structure. Any non-governmental party must be able to demonstrate its economic and administrative ability to perform the relocation of the property, such as a surety bond, a trust fund, or a reverter to some other responsible agency.

Contact: Keith T. Hall, Transportation Supervising Planner at the Connecticut Department of Transportation, 2800 Berlin Turnpike, P.O. Box 317546, Newington, CT 06131-7546. (860) 594-2926. All proposals will be accepted until November 23, 2006, and reviewed within a thirty-day period.