• Thames River Heritage Park

    Thames River Heritage Park

    The Thames River Heritage Park Plan, prepared by the Yale Urban Design Workshop in 2015, presents a new, innovative, streamlined strategy to establish Connecticut’s first state heritage park.

  • Artist's rendition of Ansonia Farrel Properties aerial view

    Ansonia Farrel Properties

    In 2007, The Farrel Corporation, a major industrial landowner in Ansonia, commissioned the UDW to revisit the plan and develop a mixed use proposal for a portion of their downtown manufacturing campus which is was becoming vacant.

  • Artist's rendition of East Harlem Media City

    East Harlem Media City

    This project for a “superblock” redevelopment of two blocks in East Harlem at the foot of the Triborough Bridge was an RFP response prepared by the YUDW as lead designers for a team including Breslin Realty and KPF Architects, and submitted to the New York City Economic Development Corporation.

  • Artist's rendition of New Britain Downtown Plan

    New Britain Downtown Plan

    New Britain Connecticut was once a major industrial town, but like other cities in the northeast much of the former industrial job base had disappeared, and suburban flight has left the downtown and adjacent neighborhoods devoid of their former vibrancy. The New Britain Downtown Plan is based on the notion that downtowns can once again be vibrant, compact, transit-oriented, mixed-use environments.


June 26, 2017
The Thames River Heritage Park, planned by the Yale Urban Design Workshop in 2015 with the support of the Avery-Copp House, in Groton, Connecticut, was featured last month in...
July 3, 2016
The Thames River Water Taxi, planned as part of the Thames River Heritage Park, began operation this weekend with a ribbon cutting ceremony at Fort Trumbull State Park in New...