Gilbert & Bennett Wire Mill Historic Preservation Feasibility and Concept Design Final Report and Implementation Strategy

March 1, 2015
Redding Town Hall, Redding, CT

Feasibility study conducted with urban designer Steve Cecil, The Cecil Group, Boston; Historic Preservation Architects Carl Rothbart and Rose Scott Long, WASA, NYC; and Marie Ennis, PE, and Dennis Friedman, PE, Old Structures Engineering, NYC.

Town’s Georgetown Land Development Master Plan found to be unworkable now, post-financial collapse, and deemed overly optimistic from the start.

The cost of vanilla shell renovation of the six remaining historic factory buildings — excluding A&E, HAZMAT, and MEP — is estimated at $41.5M:

Funded by the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development