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Is Westport's Nike missile radar site historic? Opinions differ

June 28, 2016 |

Historic District Commission Chair Francis Henkels said that the report for designation was approved "enthusiastically" by the town Planning and Zoning Commission and the State Historic Preservation Office. ...

Saugatuck neighborhood toured for possible historic citation

May 1, 2016 |

Scofield indicated the boundary for a proposed district "is flexible (and) it may change as we do a study and get more information on it," Histroic District Commission Chairman Francis Henkels said. ... "I think ...

Saugatuck bridge historic 'district' plan wins support

February 10, 2016 |

Commission Chairman Francis Henkels, however, pointed out to Liepolt that residents within the proposed district have the opportunity to support or oppose the plan, and that one of the policies of the HDC is to ...

Firm looks to determine what is historic in Saugatuck

March 23, 2017 |

When Seth Shapiro, principal of Barton Partners and lead for the project, asked what committee members wanted as a result from the project, Francis Henkels said the goal is to identify and preserve the important character elements of the area.

Commission looks to head off state with report trumpeting historic Saugatuck bridge

May 26, 2016

A lot of good work there and very, very interesting reading," said HDC Chairman Francis Henkels, who was one of numerous HDC commissioners and members of the public to voice their support for the report. Henkels ...

Advocates say it takes a Village District to preserve downtown character

December 16, 2014

The Historic District Commission hired the consulting group with a $50,000 Vibrant Communities Initiative Grant from the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation, according to Francis Henkels, the ...

Building's move in play as P&Z again scrutinizes zone for Save the Children site

December 19, 2015 |

Francis Henkels, chairman of the Historic District Commission, also raised questions about whether endorsing the zone change could later impede the P&Z's ability to control what can be built on the site. ... "I ...

New National Register Historic District proposed for Westport

June 25, 2017 |

"There's a real collection of interesting historic houses and we were pretty impressed that this area could have the makings of a historic district," HDC Chairman Francis Henkel said. ... According to Boyd and ...

Preservationists hope to sway owner to stay demolition of Post Road West houses

February 11, 2014 |

Francis Henkels, the Historic District Commission chairman, said the commission would now determine what sort of proposal or suggestion it might make to Bernard and Cross Street, LLC. ... Gregory Farmer, left, ...

How historic? Golden Shadows, Nike missile site reviewed

March 28, 2016 |

HDC Chairman Francis Henkels addressed Boyd's comments, saying he took exception to the terminology used by Boyd. ... Henkels said.

Schools next: Financiers back town budget of $91.4M

March 16, 2016 |

HDC Chairman Francis Henkels advocated for Leahy's position and the value of her work. "The Historic District Commission is the town entity with the responsibility for advocating for preservation in town and ...

Plan to extend Saugatuck bridge designation to more properties hotly debated

January 13, 2016 |

HDC Chairman Francis Henkels underscored legal issues that could arise when petitioning that multiple properties be included in the designation as opposed to one parcel - the 132-year-old bridge itself. ... ...

New tool to save historic Westport homes backed by P&Z

May 14, 2016 |

Historic District Commission Chairman Francis Henkels was on hand to offer the HDC's opinion on the matter.

As downtown group fine tunes master plan, 'Library Lane' idea downgraded

March 5, 2015 |

"I find that the emphasis on the redesign of Parker Harding is not as ambitious as I would like to see," added Francis Henkels, chairman of the Historic District Commission and also the chairman of the Village District Steering Committee.

A neighborhood divided: Proposal for Maplewood historic district fails

October 29, 2014 |

Proposal for Maplewood historic district defeated Meg Barone Efforts by some residents of Maplewood Avenue to win local historic district designation for their neighborhood failed Tuesday, the first rejection of ...

Historic District panel OK with new zone for Save the Children site

December 9, 2015 |

The panel then voted unanimous support, despite misgivings expressed mainly by Chairman Francis Henkels. ... That house can be relocated with or without the text amendment," Henkels said. ... Henkels noted the ...

Plaudits abound for restored Minute Man Monument

December 22, 2014 |

Francis Henkels, chairman of the Historic District Commission, said, "It was a tricky compromise" deciding how high to raise the monument base because a wrought iron fence, that originally encircled the ...

Post-Sandy damage, Westport re-build sensitive to renowned architect's original

February 6, 2013 |

"Granting the preservation easement to this house is a great asset to the town," said Francis Henkels, chairman of the HDC. ... WESTPORT NEWS, CT 2/5/13 Francis Henkels, chairman of the Historic District ...

Downtown, Village planners pledge to coordinate efforts

February 12, 2014 |

While the RBA group, in phase two, will be considering the technical aspects of the downtown plan, the Cecil Group's survey will focus on the historic aspects, said Francis Henkels, chairman of the Village ...

'Shadows' of a doubt: Selectmen disagree over studying historic value of Baron's mansion

April 9, 2015 |

The study should take about four months, according to Francis Henkels, chairman of the HDC. ... "We became aware the house was undesignated and therefore unprotected," said Henkels. ... Henkels added that a ...