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Our updated “Available” section

We recently uploaded photos of all the pieces available in our showroom.  Click the link here to see. There are a lot of great new pieces and some original creations from when we started City Bench.  If you see something you like or want to visit the showroom give us a call or email.     read more ..

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Corsair Library table

We recently completed a library table for the newly finished Corsair apartments in New Haven.   We also did a bar and shelving for the amenity area made from beams reclaimed from the old factory on site.  The library table is made from the Lincoln oak, an historic New Haven Green tree that was blown over during super storm Sandy in 2012.   read more ..

Proud to be a part

Shout out to Corsair artists

In June we installed a giant library table and an enormous bar & shelving for the recently completed Corsair apartments.  The developer, Andy Montelli of Post Road Residential, did an incredible job engaging 15 local artists to do custom pieces for the amenity spaces. The recent New Haven Register article about the artists is here.     read more ..

A Lobby in Denver, CO

Denver Public Schools Lobby installation

The Denver Public Schools bought a large corporate office in downtown Denver to house all their administrative employees, a high school, a technical college, a cooking school, and an expeditionary school.  The campus is named for the late 19th century/early 20th century educator Emily Griffith who founded the Opportunity School in 1916.     read more ..


Have a seat!!April 27, 2017

We milled some reclaimed Ailanthus logs for the Fair Haven school last week, and, this week we were thrilled to receive these photos of all those logs being put to use.  We were glad to play a part in this project for the school!!



A City Lab article on City BenchNovember 15, 2016

Read about our obstacles and benefits salvaging urban wood in the Atlantic’s City Lab…here.