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Guided Walking Tour Part 1
September 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm$20 – $25
Waterbury’s Downtown Historic District
Join The MATT for guided walking tours of Waterbury’s Downtown Historic District. Tours are led by Edward J. Halligan, architectural historian and preservationist. Take a special look inside some of Downtown’s architectural landmarks. Tours will conclude with a reception at the historic Drescher’s Restaurant on Leavenworth Street. Reception includes a complimentary glass of wine and shared appetizers as the conversation continues.
Tour notes provided and tours will proceed rain or shine. Participants are invited to park in the large lot on Park Place behind the YMCA and meet at the first stop on the tour. Limited to 18 participants (first come, first served). Pre-registration required.
The Mattatuck Museum received support for this project from the State Historic Preservation Office with funds from the Community Investment Account of the State of Connecticut.
Waterbury Municipal Center Complex
Beginning outside the former Union Station, now the offices of the Republican American newspaper (389 Meadow Street), this tour highlights the architecture of McKim, Mead and White; Cass Gilbert; and Henry Bacon as well as the landscape architecture of the Olmsted Brothers. Tour includes Union Station, Superior Court, Telephone Building, City Hall, Chase Municipal Building, and Post Office as well as various former banks.