Sterling Hill Historic District (Bridgeport, Connecticut)

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Sterling Hill Historic District
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Pequonnock Street
Sterling Hill Historic District (Bridgeport, Connecticut) is located in Connecticut
Sterling Hill Historic District (Bridgeport, Connecticut)
Sterling Hill Historic District (Bridgeport, Connecticut) is located in the US
Sterling Hill Historic District (Bridgeport, Connecticut)
Location Roughly bounded by Pequonnock St., Harral Ave., James St. and Washington Ave., Bridgeport, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°10′51″N 73°10′44″W / 41.18083°N 73.17889°W / 41.18083; -73.17889Coordinates: 41°10′51″N 73°10′44″W / 41.18083°N 73.17889°W / 41.18083; -73.17889
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Greek Revival, Gothic, Federal
NRHP Reference # 92000335[1]
Added to NRHP April 2, 1992

The Sterling Hill Historic District in Bridgeport, Connecticut is a historic district that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[1] The district is a two-block area of 43 urban residential structures dating as far back as 1821. Most of the buildings are from later in the 19th century when the neighborhood was largely occupied by Irish working-class residents. Most of the early buildings are vernacular wood-frame structures with modest Federal, Greek Revival, or Gothic Revival details, while the later additions include multiunit tenement-style buildings. The area includes to oldest urbanized part of the city.[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. ^ Charles W. Brilvitch (1991-10-24). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form" (pdf). National Park Service. Retrieved 2010-07-28.  and 12 accompanying photographs.