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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Saving Wooster Square: A New Haven symposium

NEW HAVEN -- A symposium on “Saving Wooster Square,” discussing that milestone achievement in preservation and future like-minded projects there, will be held Saturday at the New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave.
Admission is free but those planning to attend should register at
The event will begin at 10 a.m. with the first panel discussion, entitled “Wooster Square Then.” The listed panelists: Frank Chapman, former deputy direct
The second panel discussion, “Wooster Square Now,” will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. The listed panelists: George Knight of Knight Architecture LLC; Mary Dunne, coordinator of Certified Local Governemt & Historic Tax Credits, CT; and longtime Wooster Square resident Beverly Carbonella.
The symposium is co-sponsored by the New Haven Preservation Trust, the New Haven Museum and the Historic Wooster Square Association.
or of the City Plan Department; Deb Townshend, former chairwoman of the Historic District Commission; landscape architect E. Robert Gregan; and Alan Plattus, professor of architecture and urbanism at Yale.

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