Rescue of Mr. Richardson's Last Station, The

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Rescue of Mr. Richardson's Last Station, The

  • 1978 ----- color ----- 30 min ----- 16mm
  • Documents the renovation of H. H. Richardson's Union Station in New London, Connecticut. Richardson's development as an architect is chronicled through twenty-four of his buildings, culminating in the New London design. Traces the story of the dedicated local citizen's group and their collaboration with a prominent Boston architect in altering public opinion towards the building and making the renovation possible. The actual construction progress is followed finishing with the newly recycled structure.
  • Topics: (Architecture, Art: History, Urban Planning/Restoration)