Debra Mecky

Historical Society Wins National Award for Design Excellence

Greenwich Historical Society announced that its newly reimagined campus has received a Palladio award, the only national award that recognizes outstanding achievement in traditional design. Sponsored by Traditional Building Conference, the 18-year old initiative celebrates techniques developed through 2,500 years of Western architectural tradition, with a focus on design elements that enhance the beauty and humane qualities of the structures. read more...

Exhibition Honors Woman’s Suffrage Centennial

Greenwich Historical Society will unveil a dynamic exhibition that showcases the role Greenwich women played on the national stage in achieving the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment. Opening Feb. 5 and on view through Sept. 6, “An Unfinished Revolution: The Woman’s Suffrage Centennial” features a wide variety of historic objects from museums, libraries, private collections and descendants of suffragists to illustrate the long struggle for the right to vote. Through educational and interpretive programming, the Historical Society will explore broader social and civic issues that resonate today, such as voter registration, voter suppression and the Equal Rights Amendment. read more...

Antiquarius Returns With Bold New Look

Antiquarius returns once again to kick-off the holiday season, and to benefit the Greenwich Historical Society. This year, the event has a bold new look, with the unifying theme of “Animal Instincts” which will be brought to life by Bronson van Wyck, a world-renowned event planner, who will serve as the honorary design chair on Opening Night, Dec. 6, at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center. The Winter Antiques Show takes place from Dec. 7-8 at the EGCC, and the annual Holiday House Tour returns on Dec. 11.

Historical Society Wins Architectural Award for New Campus

The Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) awarded David Scott Parker Architects with a SARA Award Design of Merit for professional design excellence for the Greenwich Historical Society’s reimagined campus. Now in its 24th year, the prestigious awards program celebrates the work of architects selected from a pool of hundreds of new projects throughout the region by an esteemed jury. The awards were presented at a reception this month at Battery Park in New York. Earlier this year, the Greenwich Historical Society was recognized with an award for Preservation Excellence from the CT Trust for Historic Preservation. read more...