Bassickville Historic District

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Bassickville Historic District
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Bassick Ave.
Bassickville Historic District is located in Connecticut
Bassickville Historic District
Bassickville Historic District is located in the US
Bassickville Historic District
Location 20-122 Bassick, 667-777 Howard, and 1521-1523 Fairview Aves., and 1350-1380 State St., Bridgeport, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°10′16″N 73°12′40″W / 41.17111°N 73.21111°W / 41.17111; -73.21111Coordinates: 41°10′16″N 73°12′40″W / 41.17111°N 73.21111°W / 41.17111; -73.21111
Area 3.4 acres (1.4 ha)
Architect Parker,I.W.
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Stick/Eastlake
NRHP Reference # 87001511[1]
Added to NRHP September 08, 1987

Bassickville Historic District is a historic district in Bridgeport, Connecticut that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[1] It then included 38 contributing buildings.

It consists of most of the area of a "generally well-preserved" housing development that was built during 1883-1885. The development was planned and developed by Edmund C. Bassick, an entrepreneur who moved to Bridgeport from Chicago in 1880. The mostly one family wood-framed "Stick-style" cottages were built as rental units and contained details such as bay windows and gabled roofs.[2]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Jan Cunningham and John Herzan (October 1, 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Bassickville Historic District" (PDF). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 12 photos, from 1986