New images of National Coast Guard Museum unveiled

New images of National Coast Guard Museum unveiled


SAME PART OF TOWN. 3 PLANS ARE IN THE WORKS FOR A MAJOR PROJECT IN NEW LONDON. THE NATIONAL COAST GUARD MUSEUM…IS HOPING TO FIND A HOME ALONG THE CITY’S WATERFRONT. THE MUSEUM IS JUST ONE FUTURE PROJECT PEOPLE HOPE WILL áREVITALIZEá THE AREA.NEWS 8’S TINA DETELJ HAS A LOOK AT WHAT’S BEING PLANNED. 3 [TINA DETELJ/@TINADETELJ] [52:46-52:54]”THIS SIGN HERE MARKS WHERE THE MUSEUM IS EXPECTED TO BE BUILT BUT NOW WE’RE GETTING A BETTER IDEA OF WHAT IT IS EXPECTED TO LOOK LIKE.”THESE ARE THE LATEST RENDERINGS OF THE NATIONAL COAST GUARD MUSEUM. BECAUSE OF LIMITED SPACE AND TECHNICAL CONSTRAINTS IT IS BUILT UP AND OUT TO MAKE THE MOST OF ITS LOCATION.[CHARLES KLEE/PAYETTE ARCHITECTS][47:03-47:10]”THE WHOLE REASON WE WANT TO BUILD ON THE WATERFRONT IS TO ENGAGE THE WATERFRONT SO YOU NEED GLASS FOR THAT YOU’VE GOT TO BE ABLE TO LOOK IN AND OUT.”THE INTERACTIVE MUSEUM WILL BE RIGHT NEXT TO THE CITY’S HISTORIC UNION STATION WHICH BRINGS IN ITS OWN VISITORS TO THE CITY. [RICHARD GRAHN/PRES. NATIONAL COAST GUARD MUSEUM ASSOCIATION] [37:29-37:37]”THEY HAVE AN EXTRA FIFTEEN MINUTES OR MAYBE A HALF HOUR THEY CAN GO INTO THE MUSEUM AND SEE COAST GUARD HISTORY COME TO LIFE.”FOLKS AT TWO WIVES PIZZA ALREADY SEE LOTS OF US COAST GUARD ACADEMY CADETS AND THEIR FAMILIES…. [NAT AT OVEN]SO THEY WELCOME THE ADDED 200,000 PEOPLE EXPECTED AT THE MUSEUM WHICH WOULD HAVE FREE ADMISSION.[AMY SCARCIA/TWO WIVES PIZZA] [15:18-15:22]”JUST THE CONSTRUCTION PHASE OF IT WILL BE BRINGING A LOT OF PEOPLE TO THE CITY.”AMY SCARCIA OWNS THE DOWNTOWN RESTAURANT ALONG WITH ED DEMUZZIO…[NAT WITH SHIP] [35:35-35:”IS THAT THE EAGLE? THAT’S THE EAGLE YUP THAT THE EAGLE I SAILED ON IT TOO MANY YEARS AGO.”WHO SERVED IN THE COAST GUARD HIMSELF.[NAT INSIDE THE RESTAURANT] [ED DEMUZZIO/TWO WIVES PIZZA] [31:46-31:48]”IT’S GOOD FOR THE WHOLE SOUTHEASTERN CONNECTICUT.”HE SAYS THE MUSEUM AND THE POSSIBLE DEVELOPMENT AT FORT TRUMBULL WILL BOTH BOOST BUSINESS. THEY ARE CATERING TODAY’S FORMAL UNVEILING OF THESE IMAGES AND MAY EXPAND THEMSELVES IF THESE RENDERINGS COME TO LIFE.[AMY SCARCIA/TWO WIVES PIZZA] [15:59-16:03]”CADETS AND TOURISTS ALL SEEM TO LIKE PIZZA SO IT’S A GOOD THING.” [TINA DETELJ/@TINADETELJ] [54:14-54:24]”BEFORE ANY GROUND IS BROKEN HERE THE WORK RIGHT NOW IS REALLY TO RAISE ENOUGH MONEY TO MAKE THIS PROJECT A REALITY. IN NEW LONDON TINA DETELJ NEWS8.”

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