Restoring Asylum Hill’s Historic Homes

115 Sigourney - Living Room

Earlier this week I had a chance to tour the latest projects from NINA (Northside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance), which is a non-profit working to rehabilitate blighted houses in the Asylum Hill area of Hartford. They have two adjacent buildings under construction, a brick 1-unit home at 115 Sigourney Street, and a large 3-unit building at 117 Sigourney Street. Although we’ve sold NINA properties in the past, it has always been on the resale market as

47 Ashley Street in Hartford’s Asylum Hill

This sweet Victorian in Asylum Hill has been updated for today’s living style, yet retains its charm with many original architectural features. On the first floor, French doors, 11-foot ceilings, and original moldings set the stage. A formal living room with decorative fireplace opens to the formal dining room. The fully remodeled kitchen has eat-in space. Completing the first floor is an office and a powder room. Upstairs, the oversized master bedroom has a full

202 Laurel Street, Hartford’s Asylum Hill

202 Laurel, Hartford

Built in 1901, this Colonial in Hartford’s Asylum Hill neighborhood was completely renovated in 2012. The architectural elements begin immediately with the detail work above the front porch. Inside, the original banister and a diamond shaped stained glass window anchor the foyer. Walk past the living room on the front of the home to the open family room and dining room. The large space is connected to the eat-in kitchen, which features stainless steel appliances.

31 Woodland Street- Unit 3U, Hartford

This neat and clean 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom unit at the Woodland House condo community has a nice view overlooking the pool. The unit has an open floor plan with hardwood floors. The living room and dining room are open to each other and flow into the kitchen. The kitchen has been remodeled with new cabinets, countertops, appliances and flooring. A full bath is adjacent to the spacious master bedroom. The condo has ample closet

239 Farmington Avenue, Hartford

This townhouse style condo is located on the top floor of a charming brick building in a small community. Located in Hartford’s Asylum Hill neighborhood, the unit is close to Downtown and has convenient highway access. This condo offers 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms over 1,282 square feet. The open floor plan makes the unit light and bright, and great for entertaining. The kitchen has a good amount of work space and plenty of