Earl P. Carlin

Carlin (1923-2012) grew up in Hamden’s Spring Glen section, was mentored through the master’s degree program in architecture at Yale by Louis Kahn and worked with Kahn on the design of the Yale Art Gallery. During his forty-five years of professional practice, he and his firm Carlin & Pozzi Architects designed New Haven’s Grand Avenue Fire Station which received the 1961 Progressive Architecture Award, another four New Haven fire stations, a dormitory at Southern Connecticut State University, Hamden’s Shepherd Glen School, the Branford Middle School among several other schools, and the Hartford Superior Court House. A Branford resident, he authored Pine Orchard Yacht and Country Club: The First One Hundred Years (2000).