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Elmcrest Campus In The News 

Mill, Jeff, "Developer's vision for Old Elmcrest Parcel Worries Some" The Middletown Press, February 7, 2016


"Portland's Elmcrest Development Should Keep Historic Homes," Editorial, The Hartford Courant, September 25, 2015.


Tyczkowski, John, "Elmcrest Site Remains Unchanged Despite Online Plans," Rivereast News Bulletin, September 18, 2015.

Link TBA when archived online by Rivereast


Hesselberg, Erik, "Historic Buildings Might Be Demolished Under Plan," The Hartford Courant, September 14, 2015.


Tyczkowski, John, "Selectman Endorse Report on Elmcrest Development," Rivereast News Bulletin, August 7, 2015.


Tyczkowski, John, "Final Elmcrest Plan Details Released," Rivereast News Bulletin, July 31, 2015.


Tyczkowski, John, "Final Elmcrest Direction Discussed," Rivereast News Bulletin, July 17, 2015.


Hesselberg, Erik, "Plans for Elmcrest Campus in Portland Include Houseing, Pharmacy," The Hartford Courant, April 28, 2015.

Retrieved April 29, 2015.


Mill, Jeff, "Portland's Former Elmcrest Hospitall Land Talks Continue," The Middletown Press, April 23, 2015.

Retrieved April 27, 2015.


Tyczkowski, John, "Large Turnout Discusses Elmcrest's Future," Rivereast News Bulletin, March 20, 2015.


Tyczkowski, John, "Citizens Outline Priorities for Portland's Next Decade," Rivereast News Bulletin, March 13, 2015.


Tyczkowski, John, "March Looks Promising for Elmcrest Development Process," Rivereast News Bulletin, February 20, 2015.


Mill, Jeff, "Councilors Approve Assesment Freeze for Portland Town Place," The Middletown Press, February 19, 2015.

Retrieved February 23, 2015.


Hesselberg, Erik. "Portland Hires Consultant to Find Ways to Rescue Elmcrest Manor," The Hartford Courant, January 18, 2015.

Retrieved February 9, 2015.


Mill, Jeff, "Portland Hires Urban Design Firm to Market Mixed Use Plan," The Middletown Press, December 12, 2014.

Retrieved December 26, 2014.


Hesselberg, Erik. "Elmcrest Manor Property in Portland Gets Historic Preservation Grant." The Hartford Courant. August 29, 2014.

Retrieved August 31, 2014.


Mill, Jeff. "Historic Elmcrest Buildings May be Sacrificed for Development." The Middletown Press. May 22, 2014. Retrieved September 1, 2014.


Bowling, Elizabeth. "Scaled-Back TownPlace Plans Discussed." Rivereast News Bulletin. May 23, 2014. Retrieved Spetember 1, 2014. (see page 11)


Hesselberg, Erik. “Plans Revived for Portland’s Elmcrest Manor Porperty.” The Hartford Courant. May 5, 2014. Retrieved June 2, 2014.


Mill, Jeff. “Portland residents call for town to remedy blighted Elmcrest property.” The Middletown Press. April 18, 2014. Retrieved June 6, 2014.


Related Links

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Town of Portland:


Town of Portland Department of Land Use:


Portland Plan of Conservation and Development:


Portland Economic Development Commission:


Portland Town Center Village District:


The Portland Historical Society:


Middlesex County Historical Society:


Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation: (Vibrant Communities Initiative grant information) (See page 13)


Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism:


DEEP: Connecticut Environmental Policy Act:

Regarding CEPA and historic structures:


Elmcrest Property - Portland Plan:


Connecticut's Notable Trees:


History of Elmcrest Hospital:


Elizabeth Hart Jarvis Holt:


Henry Austin, Architect:


Italianate style architecture and the Austin brothers:

Italianate style architecture and the Erastus Brainerd Jr. House (with photos):


Flickr site: Save Historic Elmcrest in Portland, Connecticut:


Historic Buildings of Connecticut - Portland:


Stone Quarries:


Bringing the Air Line Trail to Portland: (scroll down to article)



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