The former Union and New Haven Trust Building, located at 205 Church Street in New Haven, Connecticut, was renamed The Union in 2014. Constructed in 1927, this Georgian-Colonial Revival skyscraper was designed by architects Cross and Cross, the building sits on the northeast corner of the historic New Haven Green. Lying on the corner of Elm and Church streets, the site was the home of Richard Perry in the 1640s, built for the Union and New Haven Trust Co. The Union Trust Company moved its headquarters to Stamford in 1981, the bank was purchased in 1995 by First Union Corporation, which later took the name of its Wachovia acquisition and in 2010 merged into Wells Fargo. The buildings ground floor is occupied by a Wells Fargo branch. On March 28,2013, Cooper Church LLC, a New York-based developer, the New Haven Board of Zoning Appeals approved Cooper Church’s proposed zoning variances in June 2013. Construction to convert the office building to 138 studio, one-bedroom. Leasing at The Union will commence in spring 2015
The red-brick Union and New Haven Trust Building as seen from the New Haven Green.
United Church with Union and New Haven Trust Building in background; The Union building's cupola is a tribute to the Church's golden dome.