"A home run for the city of Hartford"
–Pedro Segarra, Mayor of Hartford
"The iQuilt is the start of something big...It's important to move ahead at flank speed because the iQuilt offers a way to make major improvements in Downtown Hartford."
–Hartford Courant, Editorial (July 2010)
"One of the best plans in the country...This project is really going to transform Downtown Hartford"
–Rocco Landesman, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts
"I'm a true believer – the iQuilt will economically and culturally strengthen our capital city."
–Congressman John Larson
"The iQuilt Plan has been embraced by arts and city officials."
–Donna Larcen, Hartford Courant (June 2010)
"A vision to get Hartford's blood stirring again."
–Michael Crosbie, Chairman of Architecture, University of Hartford
"I like the iQuilt idea – it gives Hartford a theme to rally around. The city needs an organizing vision, a reason to get excited. The arts make the city cool."
–Tom Condon, The Hartford Courant (June 2009)
"The mayor should push the iQuilt Plan – it's vital to creating the vibrant 24-hour Downtown that should be the center of the city and the region."
–The Hartford Courant, Editorial (January 2011)
"The iQuilt is an exciting project...Integrating it with a rethinking and redesign of Main Street, including a trolley line, can make the iQuilt work."
–Toni Gold, Urban Planner
"A great plan...Highly strategic...A smart urban planning approach."
"The iQuilt Plan: very cool – well thought out, beautifully presented and exciting to envision."
–Frank Rizzo, "Behind the Curtain" Blog, Hartford Courant
Hartford Courant Says Move Ahead on the iQuilt Plan
Rocco Landesman, Chair of the NEA, talks about the iQuilt
The NEA takes a look at the iQuilt
Toni Gold on the iQuilt and Main Street
Hartford Courant editorial praises the iQuilt after NEA win
Tom Condon welcomes the iQuilt concept