New London is continuing a series of workshops on the renovation or adaptive reuse of three historic downtown buildings, holding its second event on Monday.
The workshop will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the . The purpose of the event is to discuss how the results of a grant-funded renovation and redevelopment assessment of the properties can be used to address issues typically encountered while upgrading historic structures.
The assessment was funded by the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation. It analyzed three neighboring structures at the corner of Bank Street and State Street. These buildings include the and on their first floors as well as the Lawrence Hall Building, which formerly included the Marcus clothing store at ground level.
The workshop is being presented by the . New London architect Barun Basu will lead the discussion on how the findings of the assessment can be used to address issues such as meeting building codes, removing or containing hazards, finding feasible redevelopment options, and estimated renovation costs.
For more information on the workshop, contact City Planner Harry Smith at 860-437-6380 or firstname.lastname@example.org.