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New Canaan Preservationists Mourn Demolition Of Historic Jelliff Mill, Home

Jelliff Mill Road structures were demolished for affordable housing.
Jelliff Mill Road structures were demolished for affordable housing. Photo Credit: Melvin Mason, file

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- New Canaan Architects Carl and Rose Rothbart are fighting to maintain the historic charm that drew them to the community 20 years ago, according to newcanaanite.com. 

After a historic home at 41 Jelliff Mill Road that dated  to at least 1755, along with the neighboring mill structure were demolished for an affordable housing unit, the Rothbarts fear they are fighting a losing battle, newcanaanite.com said. 

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