Russell Henry Chittenden House

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Russell Henry Chittenden House
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Russell Henry Chittenden House is located in Connecticut
Russell Henry Chittenden House
Location 83 Trumbull St., New Haven, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°18′48.3″N 72°55′22.7″W / 41.313417°N 72.922972°W / 41.313417; -72.922972Coordinates: 41°18′48.3″N 72°55′22.7″W / 41.313417°N 72.922972°W / 41.313417; -72.922972
Area less than one acre
Built 1887
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Queen Anne
Governing body Private
Part of Hillhouse Avenue Historic District (#85002507)
NRHP Reference # 75001944[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 15, 1975[1]
Designated NHL May 15, 1975[2]

Russell Henry Chittenden House is a historic home in New Haven, Connecticut. It was the home of Russell Henry Chittenden from 1887 to 1943.[2] Chittenden, known as the "father of American biochemistry", was a professor at Yale University. The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1975.[2][3]

The irregularly shaped three-story house with Queen Anne elements was built in 1887 of brick and shingle house with tall corbelled chimneys.[3] The house is individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and is also a contributing building in the NRHP-listed Hillhouse Avenue Historic District.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ a b c "Russell Henry Chittenden House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-10-03. 
  3. ^ a b James Sheire (March 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Russell Henry Chittenden House / John C. Flanagan Law Office". National Park Service.  and Accompanying one photo, exterior, from 1975
  4. ^ Mary McCahon, J. Paul Loether, and John Herzan (December 17, 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Hillhouse Avenue Historic District". National Park Service.  and Accompanying 22 photos, from 1979 and 1985