Elm Street Historic District (Hartford, Connecticut)

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Elm Street Historic District
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Elm Street Historic District (Hartford, Connecticut) is located in Connecticut
Elm Street Historic District (Hartford, Connecticut)
Location 71-166 Capitol Ave., 55-97 Elm St., 20-30 Trinity St., Hartford, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°45′44″N 72°40′48″W / 41.76222°N 72.68000°W / 41.76222; -72.68000Coordinates: 41°45′44″N 72°40′48″W / 41.76222°N 72.68000°W / 41.76222; -72.68000
Area 15 acres (6.1 ha)
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Renaissance, Classical Revival
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 84001003[1]
Added to NRHP June 28, 1984

The Elm Street Historic District in Hartford, Connecticut is a 15-acre (6.1 ha) historic district that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]

It encompasses a roughly three-block area just east of the Connecticut State Capitol building, and is characterize by large, handsome institutional buildings dating to the early 20th century. Among the fourteen historically significant buildings are the state office building and Bushnell Memorial Hall, as well as the Romanesque First Presbyterian Church at 136 Capitol Avenue.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Elm Street Historic District" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-12-09.