Elmcrest Planning Group to Meet in March (and other updates)

A local steering committee, selected by the First Selectwoman and the Town Planner, will begin a series of meetings in March to guide the planning process for The Cecil Group of Boston. More details to follow, including HOW YOU CAN BE INVOLVED.

For a recent news article with background about these next steps, see this Hartford Courant article:

http://touch.courant.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-82545582/

For information about The Cecil Group, see their website:

http://www.cecilgroup.com/

In the meantime, we have added some additional "Related Links" of interest. For updated information on the exciting developments related to the Air Line Trail in Portland, go to:

http://www.portlandct.org/portals/12/departments/parkrec/pdf/airlinetrail.pdf

http://www.glcitizen.com/archives/2015/1-9-2015.pdf (scroll down to article)

And, for excellent background information on the Italianate style of architecture, exemplified by the Erastus Brainerd House (on the Elmcrest site), check this out:

picturesqueitalianatearchitecture.blogspot.com

Finally, the above-referenced blog post also has a special post regarding the Brainerd House, including many photographs:

http://picturesqueitalianatearchitecture.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-erastus-brainerd-jr-house-portland.html

- Alain Munkittrick, ECAC Member


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