New Canaan, to its considerable surprise, has become an architect’s battleground, and everyone talks houses.


DeSilver House is located in the town of New Canaan, Connecticut. The town is located only one hour from NYC. Serviced by two train stations, New Canaan Station and Talmadge Hill Station, it makes for an agreeable commute to NYC. DeSilver House is just on 2 miles to the New Canaan train station and is located on the west side of town.

New Canaan was made for modern living.



The New Canaan Public School District scored impressively high marks nationally and state-wide recently in the “2018 Best Schools” survey. (

The District was ranked as one of the best in the nation in several categories and landed in the top 1% overall.

West Elementary | South Elementary | East Elementary

Saxe Middle School

New Canaan High School


How Very Modern

New Canaan’s wealth lies in its town parks, Waveny, Irwin + Mead Parks, and the New Canaan Nature Centre to name but a few. Beautiful open spaces for all to enjoy. 

With restaurants and cafes that celebrate and support local producers through to the wonderful town events held to celebrate Easter, Halloween and Christmas.

Philip Johnson's Glass House is located in New Canaan on a 47-acre estate that was Johnson's home until his death in 2005 at the age of 98. 

Learn more by visiting the

The Glass House Design Store is located at 199 Elm Street and is open during the tour season. Check the website for details.

New Canaan extends a very modern welcome to you.