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 […]

Canaan Parish Receives NGBS Silver Certified + Wellness Badge

We are thrilled to announce that Amenta Emma’s Canaan Parish project received the Silver Certified + Wellness Badge from the National Green Building Standard (NGBS). NGBS is the only green building rating system for homes and apartments approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), as an American National Standard. An NGBS certification ensures that the home […]


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 […]