Greenwich Preservation Trust to Honor Stephen Bishop

In recognition of his dedication to historic preservation and service as Chairman of the Historic District Commission, the Greenwich Preservation Trust will honor Stephen L. Bishop with its Leadership Award on Thursday, May 25.

According to GPT Chairman Jo Conboy, “Stephen’s love of historic properties coupled with his knowledge of what it takes to preserve them, and his work as Chairman of Historic District Commission, have been instrumental in saving or encouraging reuse of many historic structures throughout Greenwich, he also serves on the Preservation Network of the Greenwich Historical Society.”

Bishop, a partner in the firm Mead, Bromley & Bishop, has practiced law in Fairfield County for 45 years. He was a team member of the Greenwich Historical Society’s first survey of Greenwich’s oldest homes. It should be mentioned that he and his wife Barbara purchased and restored the 1734 Nathaniel Ferris Home, one of Greenwich’s oldest.

The Greenwich Preservation Trust, was founded in 2008, to educate and advocate for the protection of our Historic Resources this includes the preservation of the Thomas Lyons house (also one of Greenwich’s oldest) which is located on West Putnam Avenue near the CT/NY border.

The agenda for May 25 will include a reception starting at 5:00pm. The presentation of the Leadership award will commence at 6:30pm.

The Greenwich Water Club is located at 49 River Road in Cos Cob. Tickets are being sold through or