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Architect Henry Cobb: April 8, 1926 – March 2, 2020

Prominent American architect Henry Cobb passed away at the age of 93 on Monday. He is perhaps best known for his Modernist John Hancock Tower in Copley Square, Boston. His many works include the Pitney Bowes Building in Stamford, CT, built 1985. In 2018, the Metropolis reviewed his sometimes controversial, but nevertheless significant, career.   Henry N. Cobb Looks Back on 70 Years of Architecture  

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March 6, 2020

Captivating Colonial Connecticut

Have you ever wondered where “saltbox” homes got their name? Have you ever wanted to see the inside homes built in the 1700s? Do you want to learn about the people who lived in those homes? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you can’t miss Histoury’s architectural history tour of Wilton, Connecticut! …

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March 4, 2020

We’re going to Wilton!

We are delighted to invite you to our upcoming historic architecture tour of Wilton, Connecticut. The town has preserved and maintained much of its rural appeal and over the years has served as home to farmers, abolitionists who provided an Underground Railroad stop, Weir Farm’s famous impressionist painters, and modern-day commuters. While the town was…

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December 27, 2019

National Trust highlights Lyndhurst in Tarrytown

Check out the great work done to restore Lyndhurst Mansion in Tarrytown, New York (#4 on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s list of 2019 Preservation Wins). And join Histoury this spring on our Tarrytown tour as we celebrate the town’s 150th anniversary. While we won’t be going to Lyndhurst, we will be highlighting many other architectural gems that have beautified Tarrytown for generations!

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November 30, 2019