Maybe the first thing that catches you is the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, standing tall on East Rock in the light of a white crescent moon. Or the guitarist beneath its base, her brown hair cascading past her shoulders as she strums, and a flurry of notes fly from the instrument.
Seven years after Christine Alexander's death—and two after New Haven Reads brought the initial request to the city's Board of Alders—the corner of Bristol and Ashmun Streets has been officially christened Christine Alexander Corner. Lucy Gellman Photos.
Artist Linda Lindroth is advocating for bringing in new public art to calm traffic at Livingston and Cold Spring Street, where there is a dangerous four-way stop. Camille Ansley wants to see grassroots neighborhood beautification in Cedar Hill. The Neighborhood Public Improvement Funds (NPIP) budget may only be able to cover one. Lucy Gellman Photos.
Melissa Gonzales: “I didn’t want to be quiet about it.” Lucy Gellman Photos.