About Us

Magrisso Forte, LLC was founded in 2006 by Colin M. Caplan as a launch pad for his numerous services. Caplan is a native of New Haven having educated in New Orleans where he earned his Masters in Architecture from Tulane University. Building on his design background Caplan added his passion for history to his career. As a State registered genealogist and National Register consultant, services include architectural design, architectural history, historic building consultation, historic image database & marketplace, published author, National Register consultation, family genealogy, guided tours & digital presentations.

Caplan is also the founder of Taste of New Haven, cultural and culinary tours & events, and Elm City Party Bike, pedaled sightseeing, exercise & leisure tours. He also owns and runs Limo Cycle and Sanford Food Tours in Orlando, Florida, and Hipside Peddler in Austin, Texas.