Black Rock Gardens Historic District

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Black Rock Gardens Historic District
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Haddon Street apartment blocks
Black Rock Gardens Historic District is located in Connecticut
Black Rock Gardens Historic District
Black Rock Gardens Historic District is located in the US
Black Rock Gardens Historic District
Location Bounded by Fairfield St., Brewster St. and Nash Ln., including Rowsley and Haddon Sts., Bridgeport, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°9′27″N 73°13′30″W / 41.15750°N 73.22500°W / 41.15750; -73.22500Coordinates: 41°9′27″N 73°13′30″W / 41.15750°N 73.22500°W / 41.15750; -73.22500
Area 7 acres (2.8 ha)[2]
Architect R. Clipston Sturgis; Skinner & Walker
Architectural style Colonial Revival
MPS Wartime Emergency Housing in Bridgeport MPS
NRHP Reference # 90001430[1]
Added to NRHP September 26, 1990

The Black Rock Gardens Historic District is a historic district in the Black Rock neighborhood of Bridgeport, Connecticut. It consists of 12 three-story red brick Colonial Revival buildings, clustered on Fairfield Avenue, Nash Lane, and Haddon Street, and set around small quadrangle-like parks. The complex was built between 1916 and 1920 by the United States Housing Corporation to provide war-time emergency housing for workers in war-related factories, during World War I.[2]

The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[1]

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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. ^ a b Steven Bedford and Nora Lucas (June 30, 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Black Rock Gardens Historic District / Black Rock Gardens / Black Rock Development" (PDF). National Park Service.