UConn Fails to Uphold Preservation Agreement

The University of Connecticut is yet again displaying its blatant disregard for historic preservation and the irreplaceable resources it is charged with maintaining. In 2015 UConn proposed to demolish a collection of nine buildings on its Storrs campus that were listed on the National Register of Historic Places for a Recreation Center. These structures were fondly known as Faculty Row, or the Brown Houses, and served to house faculty members of the agricultural college that laid the foundations for the current university. Charles Lowrie, a prominent New York City Landscape Architect, designed UConn’s master plan to include these human-scale structures