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WINTER  2003
VOLUME 1 / NUMBER 2
IN THIS ISSUE:  BUILT IT / RAZED IT

 
  Front Street’s Saloons

 Historic Modern Architecture?

 The Anatomy of a 221-Year-Old House

 Rise & Fall of Public Housing

 A Mantel with Mileage

Contents

On the cover:
Boys line up in the street, c. 1906. Hartford’s East Side, a densely
populated working-class immigrant neighborhood, housed nearly half
of the city’s saloons.

pg 7 Letter from the Publisher:Do we try hard to preserve the past?
pg 9 Letters
pg 12 A Tale of Two Cities: The Rise and Fall of Public Housing
(Sample Article)
pg 18 The Last 18th-Century House on Main Street (Sample Article)
pg 24 1950s Office Building: Icon or White Elephant?
 pg 27 The Award-Winning Wilde Building
pg 31 A Building for the Completely Insured Air Age
pg 34 The Poor Man’s Club
pg 40 re: collections:
The Mark Twain House Mantel
This well-traveled architecural element inspired more than a
few yarns.
By Patti Coogan
pg 42 Shoebox
Archives:
Francis Goodwin II’s reflections on the wild and wooly three-day opening of the Bulkeley Bridge.
(Sample Article)
pg 44 Destination:
The Polish National Home
This Art Deco gem has been the cultural home of Polish Americans for 70 years.
By David Kamienski
pg 45 Soap Box:
Tyler Smith has the last word as the Emhart Building, now known as CIGNA’s North Building, is slated for demolition.

 

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