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New Haven Independent
New Haven Urban Design League President Anstress Farwell charged that the plan, as presented, would involve ​“basically turning what’s left…

Jul 14, 2021

New Haven Independent
Downtown neighbors gave thumbs up to the latest proposal for … New Haven Urban Design League President Anstress Farwell praised the…

Jul 21, 2021

New Haven Register
NEW HAVEN — Opinions abound about accessory dwelling units — aka “in-law … executive director of the New Haven Urban Design League, is in…

Jun 18, 2021

Public offers alternatives for Union Station development in New Haven

New Haven Register January 7, 2019
Anstress Farwell, president of the New Haven Urban Design League, who organized the two-day charrette, said the state Department of …

Debate continues on garage plan for New Haven’s Union Station

New Haven RegisterJan 4, 2019
… second large garage at Union Station, the New Haven Urban Design League called together residents Friday for input on options at that site.

Lot-Street Swap Eyed For Cut-Through

New Haven IndependentJan 2, 2019
New Haven Urban Design League President Anstess Farwell criticized the proposed parking lot sale for taking away mid-block parking from …

APT Prez Promises Change

New Haven IndependentDec 20, 2018
New Haven Urban Design League President Anstress Farwell remained skeptical, particularly considering the Downtown management team’s …

Kresge Lot To Grow 120 Apartments

New Haven IndependentDec 19, 2018
New Haven Urban Design League President Anstress Farwell asked if Northside could add some color or art or architectural ornament to the …

DOT vs. “TOD” Showdown At Union Station

New Haven IndependentDec 11, 2018
He questioned, as have Development Commission member Pedro Soto and New Haven Urban Design League President Anstress Farwell, the …

$60 million garage at Union Station in New Haven out of sync with …

New Haven RegisterDec 11, 2018
Anstress Farwell, head of the New Haven Urban Design League, questioned the use of $60 million in state funds that could be put to better use …

Primary Care Plan: Shuttle Out, Uber In

New Haven IndependentDec 13, 2018
One local critic of the proposed primary care center move, New Haven Urban Design League President Anstress Farwell, remained …

Grand Avenue Dreams

New Haven IndependentOct 24, 2018
Woods said City Plan staffers are doing the project in-house. … New Haven Urban Design League President Anstress Farwell said officials …

New Haven residents speak out on future of Grand Avenue

New Haven RegisterOct 23, 2018
NEW HAVEN — Residents who live or work near Grand Avenue, as it … Anstress Farwell, who heads the New Haven Urban Design League, …

Long-Awaited Bus Fixes Unveiled

New Haven IndependentOct 25, 2018
After riding New Haven’s broken bus system for a month and …. New Haven Urban Design League President Anstress Farwell urged that any …

Neighbors Blast Church Conversion Plan

New Haven IndependentNov 9, 2018
The church is also asking the BZA to correct an error in the city … New Haven Urban Design League President Anstress Farwell raised the …

Neighbors Push Back On Parole Move

New Haven IndependentJun 20, 2018
Downtown neighbors and city officials don’t disapprove of the prisoner reentry work …. Anstress Farwell, a DWSCMT executive board member and the president of the New Haven Urban Design League, said she was not …

“Strong School District” Plan Evolves

New Haven IndependentOct 1, 2018
The effort has grown out of the group’s involvement with city economic … New Haven Urban Design League President Anstress Farwell offered …

Bike Share Hits Memorial Speed Bump

New Haven IndependentAug 17, 2018
Members of the City Plan Commission said they aren’t exactly sure. … strongly back Bike New Haven’s mission to provide alternative forms of transit. …. Anstress Farwell, president of the Urban Design League, added that it …

Some skeptical of parole office move in New Haven

New Haven RegisterApr 25, 2018
Anstress Farwell, head of the New Haven Urban Design League, said the building could be put to a better use as part of the Mill River …

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*** Instead of Reclaiming a Despised Highway, New Haven Plans a Close Replica

dcstreetblogs, March 26, 2012

*** A Genuine Real Live Neighbor Shows Up

New Haven Independent March 8, 2012

*** New Haven Road plan tarnishes the TIGER program

Blog post by Philip Langdon on 22 Dec 2011

*** Downtown Crossing Critics: City Meant Well, Did Badly

New Haven Independent, October 10, 2011

*** How About A Roundabout? Or More Trees?

New Haven Independent, August 1, 2011

*** Bravo! Bike Lane Enters Stage Right

New Haven Independent, June 10, 2011


*** Streetcar Campaign Revs Back Up

New Haven Independent, Feb. 6, 2012


*** Demolition Halted; English Station In Limbo Again

New Haven Independent, Aug. 19, 2011

*** Owners of English Station power plant seek demolition permit, but New Haven says not so fast

New Haven Register, Saturday, December 31, 2011


*** “Green” Power Plant Saluted

New Haven Independent, May 19, 2011


*** BEACH: ‘Zealous few’ resist Yale’s use of bulldozer in the name of progress

New Haven Register, February 5, 2010

*** Wrong Way On Whitney Avenue: Yale’s Gargantuan School Of Management Building Would Be Out Of Place

Hartford Courant, December 13, 2009,0,1382356.story


*** 9th Square Rescue Mission Triumphs

New Haven Independent, July 14, 2011

*** Historic New Haven buildings revived (video)

New Haven Register, July 14, 2011


*** Concrete Plant Planners Back Down


*** From Mutiny To Love Boat

New Haven Independent, April 22, 2010

*** New Haven eatery, Yacht Club Reach Accord

New Haven Register, April 22, 2010