Saugatuck is in the news a lot.
Consultants are devising a “Transit Oriented District” plan, to redevelop the area around the train station. There’s talk of dredging the Saugatuck River. And of course the Cribari (aka Bridge Street) Bridge is very much in play.
Which makes this the perfect time to look at “timeless Saugatuck.”
Peter Barlow’s view of Franklin Street — heading toward Saugatuck Avenue — was taken from the brand-new Connecticut Turnpike (now I-95) overpass in 1958.
But — except for the cars — it could almost have been taken any time in the 60 years since then.
Hey. I said “almost.”