“… after decades of sitting mostly vacant, the property at 199 Water St. is now being envisioned by a developer as a 155-unit market-rate apartment complex.” — Republican American

The proposal for a combination of new construction and preservation will include underground parking, storage lockers and ground level commercial space, and is currently under review with the Torrington City Council.

“We’re encouraged they’re going to reuse the original limestone from the window trim and hope they can match the brick as close as possible when it’s rebuilt, overall, this is a win for historical preservation because there is so much that is preserved in the project.” — Mark McEachern, president of Torrington Historical Preservation Trust.

Developer has eyes on turning former Hotchkiss Bros. Co. building into apartment complex – Republican American