Connecticut Mid-Century Modern Buildings

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La Quinta Inn & Suites
New Haven, CT
former Conty's Drive-in [gone]
Bridgeport, CT
This hotel which is now a La Quinta Inn & Suites was built from 1970-1972 as a Howard Johnson's Motor Lodge and Restaurant. The restaurant was located on the ground floor. It later became a Fairfield Inn. It had become a La Quinta by 2007. The hotel is almost next door to the Pirelli Building which has a similar style. For more, see this website. [map]

The Conty's Drive-in building appeared to be from the 1960s. It had been vacant for many years. In 2009, when this photo was taken, it reopened as the Salt & Pepper Restaurant. The building was vacant again since at least 2011. It was demolished around 2019. For more, see this website.

Grantmoor Motor Lodge
Newington, CT
I believe the Grantmoor Motor Lodge was built in 1959. This photo is from 2010. These signs were gone by 2015. For more, see this website. [map]

Knights of Columbus Museum
New Haven, CT
Knights of Columbus
International Headquarters
New Haven, CT
The Knights of Columbus Museum opened here in 2001. I believe this building housed the New Haven Health Department before that. Does anyone know when this building was constructed and what was here originally? [map]

The Knights of Columbus International Headquarters was designed by Roche, Dinkeloo & Associates and built from 1965-1969. For more, see this website. [map]

former W.J. Megin Construction Company
Naugatuck, CT
The J.W. Megin Construction Company building was built by the firm in 1965 and served as the company's headquarters. The building has been vacant and for decades. These photos are from 2010. [map]

Fire Station No. 4
West Hartford, CT
Fire Station No. 4 appears to be from the early 1950s. [map]

More Connecticut:
Austin W. Mather Theatre (Bridgeport)
Page Park Pool (Bristol)
Fire Headquarters (New Haven)
parking garage (New Haven) [map]