Downtown Torrington Historic District

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Downtown Torrington Historic District
Downtown Torrington Historic District is located in Connecticut
Downtown Torrington Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Church and Alvord Sts., Center Cemetery, Willow St., E. Main St., Litchfield St., and Prospect St., Torrington, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°48′7″N 73°7′17″W / 41.80194°N 73.12139°W / 41.80194; -73.12139Coordinates: 41°48′7″N 73°7′17″W / 41.80194°N 73.12139°W / 41.80194; -73.12139
Area 56 acres (23 ha)
Architect Hunt,William E.; Et al.
Architectural style Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian, Modern Movement
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 88002978[1]
Added to NRHP December 22, 1988

The Downtown Torrington Historic District is a 56-acre (23 ha) historic district in Torrington, Connecticut that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1988. It includes examples of Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian, and Modern Movement architecture.[1]

Warner Theatre

It includes the town's Warner Theatre and the Fyler-Hotchkiss Estate which are individually listed on the NRHP. Overall, in 1988, it included 71 contributing buildings, 2 contributing sites and 4 contributing objects.[1]

A walking tour of the district designed by the Torrington Historical Society visits 21 properties.[2]

Yankee Pedlar

The district includes what was originally the Conley Hotel in 1891, now the Yankee Pedlar.[3]

The Lyons Garage is one contributing property.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Nutmeg Conservancy for the Arts and Torrington Historical Society. "A Walking Tour of Downtown Torrington's National Register Historic District". Torrington Historical Society. 
  3. ^ William E. Devlin and John Herzan (May 1988). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Downtown Torrington Historic District". National Park Service.  and Accompanying 20 photos, from January, 1988 (captions on p. 20-21 of text document)