Tag Archives: Richard C. Lee

Procession

Mark Celentano and William Celentano Jr. at Celentano Funeral Home

For 90 years on Elm Street, the Celentano family and its funeral home have seen people come and go.

They’ve seen the city change. Seen its factories emptied. Seen highways cut through…

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Good Form

Wesley Kavanagh flipped a switch and illuminated a small city. It took me a moment to understand what I was seeing, or where in the world this was. …

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Under Construction

Richard C. Lee portrait in New Haven City Hall

“We are taking the town out of the 18th century and projecting it into the 21st.”

Even for a politician, that was a hyperbolic way of casting New Haven’s urban renewal program …

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Under Construction

Richard C. Lee official portrait

“We are taking the town out of the 18th century and projecting it into the 21st.”

Even for a politician, that was a hyperbolic way of casting New Haven’s urban renewal program of the 1950s and ’60s.…

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