Historic Districts & Properties
These districts and properties are locally designated and enjoy a high degree of protection.
Once a district or property is designated Historic, no alterations can be made to the exterior without first applying for a Certificate of Appropriateness from the Historic District Commission. There are three Local Historic Districts in Greenwich, Strickland Road and Mill Pond Court district in Cos Cob, the Round Hill Road/John Street district, and the Stanwich district, and two local historic properties, 29 Taconic Road and 640 Round Hill Road.
Local Historic Districts
A Local Historic District is a geographic area within a community singled out for its architectural, historic, cultural or archaeological importance. Property in a historic district is protected from unsuitable change. A lot and the buildings on it are part of the historic landscape and remain essentially the same from the time the district is established. The State of Connecticut enacted legislation in 1961 to protect and preserve such areas by proclaiming them legal entities.
Local Historic Property Designations
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