Barnum/Palliser Historic District

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Barnum/Palliser Historic District
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Location Roughly bounded by Myrtle and Park Aves., Atlantic and Austin Sts. (both sides), Bridgeport, Connecticut
Area 5.9 acres (2.4 ha)
Architect Palliser,Palliser & Co.; Multiple
Architectural style Italianate, Queen Anne, Stick/Eastlake, Other
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 82000995[1]
Added to NRHP December 16, 1982

The Barnum/Palliser Historic District is a 5.9-acre (2.4 ha) historic district in Bridgeport, Connecticut that includes Palliser,Palliser & Co. design(s) and Italianate, Queen Anne, Stick/Eastlake architecture.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. The listing included 33 contributing buildings.[1]

It includes the Brooks-Knapp/Keating House which was built c.1830, and which was moved to its current site at 349-51 Myrtle Avenue in 1878. It includes the James H. Jones House, at 341 Myrtle Avenue, which was built in 1878 and which seems to be an implementation of Design 23 in Palliser's "Model Homes for the People".[2]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Charles W. Brilvitch and John Herzan (May 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Barnum/Palliser Historic District". National Park Service.  and accompanying photos