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Webinar: Adaptive Reuse of Historic Mills

Thursday, September 27, 2018
11:00am – 12:00pm


This webinar examines the state of adaptive reuse in Connecticut, outlining preservation programs and policies designed to support economic development professionals at various stages of the process.

Speakers will discuss the Making Places program which promotes the renewal, reuse, and appreciation of historic industrial properties through the website (, historic redevelopment incentives, how to do a “back of the envelope” pro forma to understand the viability of adaptive reuse projects, possible barriers in the regulatory environment, and provide examples of successful redevelopment projects including the Thread Mill project in Stonington, Connecticut and “MUMS”, Mixed Use Mills, for smaller scale manufacturing.

Speakers include Renee Tribert, Project Manager of the Making Places project for the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation and Jason Vincent, Director of Planning for the Town of Stonington.

Attend this webinar to learn: The status of adaptive reuse in Connecticut as well as resources, programs and policies that your community can use to get started Lessons learned from other communities in working to adapt and reuse an historic structure Resources and tools your community can use to engage small or larger scale adaptive reuse of structures.

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