Canaan Parish Receives Three HOBI CT Awards

We are honored to announce that our affordable housing project, in partnership with developer Heritage Housing Inc., Canaan Parish in New Canaan, CT received two Home Building Industry (HOBI) Awards from HBRA of Connecticut. Best Affordable Community, and Best Public Private Partnership Development. Awards were presented at the HBRA CT HOBI Awards banquet on November 15. The firm also […]

Canaan Parish Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

A Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held for the new Canaan Parish affordable housing community in New Canaan, CT, on July 25th. In attendance was Governor Ned Lamont, local officials including First Selectman Kevin Moynihan, Scott Hobbs, chairman of the Housing Authority of New Canaan, and members of the General Assembly. Governor Lamont praised the subsidized and affordable […]

Thoughtful Design is Inclusive

A new apartment community recently opened in the affluent community of New Canaan, CT, drawing praise from residents, town leaders and state legislators. The two L-shaped buildings frame a generous green space with outdoor amenities like a multi-purpose sports court, playground, community garden and sledding hill. Inside units have large windows with commanding views, 9-foot […]

Ribbon Cutting at Canaan Parish

A Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday, 10/26 to celebrate the opening of a rebuilt 60-unit affordable housing complex – part of the Canaan Parish redevelopment designed by Amenta Emma. Several elected and appointed officials, as well as municipal workers, were in attendance.


The Hartford Courant recently published a detailed article about the $65 million conversion of the West Hartford convent on Park Road into apartments. The Courant explores the history of the site and the future of the project–which will bring 292 much needed rental housing units to the city–and describes how Amenta Emma Architects created a […]

West Hartford Town Council Grants Tax Abatement for One Park Road Project

The West Hartford Town Council made a historic move – in part for the sake of history – by granting a tax stabilization agreement to the developer of Amenta Emma designed One Park Road, paving the way for the $66 million project to move forward in a manner that preserves the chapel and the grounds […]