Hartford Public Safety Complex Facade

Last week the Courant reported that the Hartford Safety Complex building on High Street in Downtown Hartford was approaching completion. The project has been been in the news over the years for the wrong reasons, the most noteworthy being that the main facade had to be taken down rather than preserved. Now that the project is basically done, how did the City and their team do putting it all back together? Does the Public Safety

Up and Down in Downtown Hartford

Here are a couple quick shots of current projects in Downtown Hartford. Steel is rising from the ground at the Hartford Public Safety Complex on High Street. The plan has obviously changed since these pictures from June of 2009, but there is now visible progress in the building phase of the project. A couple blocks away at 1161 Main Street, it appears as though asbestos remediation may be complete at the “Butt Ugly Building.” We

Hartford Public Safety Complex

Work continues on the future Hartford Public Safety Complex on High Street. These pictures show the progress as of Saturday, June 27, 2009. The current schedule calls for the project to be complete in April 2011, and look something like this. The roof of the former Hartford Board of Education building has been removed as crews work to preserve the historic brick facade. Looking into the structure, the second floor railing and spindles are visible