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James Fieber

  • Norwalk Land Trust to purchase White Barn property

    NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in the format in which it was sent:  The Norwalk Land Trust announces it has an agreement in place to purchase the 15.4-acre White Barn property in the Cranbury area of Norwalk on the Westport border.  Major donations from James and Deborah Fieber and William Fieber…

  • White Barn Foundation given four months to raise ‘good faith’ money to buy Norwalk/Westport theater

    NORWALK, Conn. – Waldo Mayo and his associates have been given four months to show they can raise money to save the White Barn Theater and home of the late Lucille Lortel, Attorney Stephen Nevas said Monday. This stems from “tense and intense” negotiations inspired by a court action filed by The Lucille Lortel and…

  • Norwalk Historical Commission looking to save White Barn, create park

    Updated, 6:05 p.m.: Comment from Attorney Peter Nolin regarding Jim Fieber’s authorization to pursue developing the land. NORWALK, Conn. — Now on Norwalk’s radar screen is an idea being put forward by the Historical Commission: buying the property currently officially owned by the Connecticut Friends School, where the late Lucille Lortel operated her White Barn…

  • Broadway ‘heavy hitters’ look to save White Barn Theater

    NORWALK, Conn. — An effort is underway to save the White Barn Theater even as developer Jim Fieber is proceeding with work to prepare it for demolition. The late Lucille Lortel’s great grandnephew Waldo Mayo has “been in negotiation to save the theater through his non-profit foundation with celebrities like (recent Tony-winner) Kelli O’Hara and…

  • Norwalk historians hope to preserve at least part of White Barn Theater

    NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk historians are looking to salvage artwork by the late Geoffrey Holder – yes, the 7-Up guy – in the event that the White Barn Theater is demolished, as planned by New Canaan developer Jim Fieber. The Norwalk Historical Commission has voted to ask the Zoning Commission to add two conditions to…

  • White Barn hearing video reveals problem for developer

    Bob Welsh is a board member of the Norwalk Land Trust and a member of Save Cranbury. To the Editor: Can an area that’s clear cut by the power company be called conservation land? New Canaan developer James Fieber has applied for a special permit to build on the White Barn Property at a higher…