The New Haven Area

The New Haven Area Travel Guide

The campus boasts landmarks by Modernism’s leading lights.

Louis Kahn’s understated 1953 masterwork reopened several years ago following a meticulous restoration. The permanent collection houses more than 185,000 American, African, Asian, and European works.

For all things Swedish and German, this cheery boutique stocks wooden music boxes and flower-patterned linens.

In New Haven, the Yale University campus boasts landmarks by Modernism’s leading lights, including the 1978 Louis Kahn-designed center, which is largely made of concrete and white oak and has a dazzling matte-steel-and-glass façade.

The 25-year-old gallery shows works by regional artists such as printmaker Richard Ziemann.

This New Canaan landmark catalogues almost 50 years of experimentation by the elder statesman of American architecture; tours include the iconic glass house (built in 1949) and a Gehryesque visitors’ pavilion.

Catch a musical at the 1876 Goodspeed Opera House, which gave the world such Broadway standards as Annie and Man of La Mancha.

The 1919 hilltop mansion is open to the public.