Mystic Seaport to Build New Exhibition Hall
December 29, 2014
Hartford Courant: For decades, visitors to Mystic Seaport have enjoyed a 19th-century seafaring village with cobblestone walks, colonial-style buildings, and moored period whaling ships that can be toured.
The first major construction project at the Seaport in 50 years will take a different tack.
A new $11.5 million exhibition hall will have a curved roof resembling a wave caught in mid-curl and timbers evoking the hull of a whaling ship. The modern, sleek look is inspired by essential elements of the Seaport but doesn’t mimic them and will stand out in a landscape of hard angles, multi-paned windows and fieldstone.
Read more about the new exhibition hall planned for Mystic Seaport.