Ann Street Historic District

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Ann Street Historic District
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Ann Street Historic District is located in Connecticut
Ann Street Historic District
Location Allyn, Ann, Asylum, Church, Hicks and Pearl Sts., Hartford, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°46′3″N 72°40′42″W / 41.76750°N 72.67833°W / 41.76750; -72.67833Coordinates: 41°46′3″N 72°40′42″W / 41.76750°N 72.67833°W / 41.76750; -72.67833
Area 9 acres (3.6 ha)
Architectural style Romanesque, Gothic Revival, Renaissance Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 83003514[1]
Added to NRHP November 28, 1983

The Ann Street Historic District is a historic district in the Downtown Hartford neighborhood of Hartford, Connecticut.

A commercial and light industrial area, the district includes properties along Ann Street from Chapel Street South to Hicks Street. It also includes properties east of Ann Street fronting Pearl Street and Hicks Street to roughly Haynes Street, as well as properties west of Ann Street fronting Allyn and Asylum Streets to roughly a third of the block. The district is primarily composed of 19th-century brick mercantile buildings and contains 22 contributing and 3 non-contributing properties.

Within the district are the former Sport and Medical Science Academy building (a non-contributing property), and the Central Fire Station of the Hartford Fire Department. The district includes location of the Hartford Steam Company generating plant.[2] Other contributing properties in the district include St. Patrick - St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church (built in 1849), the Masonic Temple (built in 1894), Daly Electrical (316-320 Ann Street), and the Hotel Lenox (also known as Hartford Hotel), a Beaux-Arts eclectic style building at 280-294 Ann Street, built in 1899.[2]

In 2008, Ann Street was renamed "Ann Uccello Street" in honor of Ann Uccello, Hartford's first female mayor.[3]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ a b Bruce Clouette, Michael Kerski, and John Hernan (June 1, 1981). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Ann Street Historic District". National Park Service.  and Accompanying 22 photos, from 1983 (map showing photo locations on page 25 of text document)
  3. ^ Spotlight on Local History and Government, Connecticut Consortium for Law and Citizenship Education, Inc. website, accessed September 25, 2009