Called “a Connecticut treasure” by The Hartford Courant, David T. Chase, founder of Chase Enterprises, Holocaust survivor, civic leader and philanthropist, died on June 1 at the age of 88.
Few individuals have made more of a mark on the city of Hartford than Chase, whose building projects included the iconic Stilts Building, and the Gold Building. Chase was a co-founder of the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC, and contributed to myriad other causes and institutions including the University of Hartford , Eastern Connecticut State University and the New Britain Museum of American Art.
David’s son, Arnold Chase, is a member of Connecticut Public Broadcasting’s Board of Trustees — and CPBN offers our condolences to him and his family. Arnold was interviewed on the Colin McEnroe Show, where he spoke about his father. Listen here: