Westville Village Historic District

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Westville Village Historic District
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Hotel Edgewood (1913), 882-888 Whalley Ave.
Westville Village Historic District is located in Connecticut
Westville Village Historic District
Westville Village Historic District is located in the US
Westville Village Historic District
Location Roughly along Blake St. and Whalley Ave. (original)
827 Whalley Ave. (increase), New Haven, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°19′50″N 73°10′20″W / 41.33056°N 73.17222°W / 41.33056; -73.17222Coordinates: 41°19′50″N 73°10′20″W / 41.33056°N 73.17222°W / 41.33056; -73.17222
Area 22 acres (8.9 ha) (original) and less than one acre (increase)
Built 1912 (increase)
Architect multiple
Architectural style Federal, Greek Revival, et al. (original); Early Commercial (increase)
NRHP Reference # 02001727 and 06000954[1]
Added to NRHP January 23, 2003 (original)
October 25, 2006 (increase)

Westville Village Historic District is a historic district representing most of the commercial center of the Westville neighborhood of New Haven, Connecticut.[2] The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003, and its boundaries were increased in 2006.[1]

In 2003, the listed area was 22 acres (8.9 ha) and there were 30 contributing buildings in the district.[1] The listing was amended in 2006 to add the former Westville Theater building at 827 Whalley Avenue, an Early Commercial style building that was built in 1912.[1][3] The theater building is now occupied by an antiques store.[citation needed]

When listed, the district included 34 buildings, of which 30 were deemed contributing buildings. The contributing buildings are:

  1. 446 Blake Street, Greist Manufacturing Company
  2. 495 Blake Street, Geometric Tool Company
  3. 512 Blake Street, c. 1840 (See photo #13 in accompanying photo set)
  4. 15-17 Tour Avenue, Italianate, c.1905
  5. 23-25 Tour Avenue, Queen Anne, c.1905
  6. 413 West Rock Avenue, a Queen Anne style house
  7. 416-418 West Rock Avenue, Queen Anne
  8. 417 West Rock Avenue
  9. 420-422 West Rock Avenue
  10. 426 West Rock Avenue, Tudor Revival
  11. 831-835 Whalley Avenue, the Alfred Minor Building
  12. 837-839 Whalley Avenue
  13. 843 Whalley Avenue
  14. 845-847 Whalley Avenue
  15. 859-861 Whalley Avenue
  16. 865 Whalley Avenue
  17. 867 Whalley Avenue
  18. 873-875 Whalley Avenue
  19. 879 Whalley Avenue
  20. 881 Whalley Avenue
  21. 882-888 Whalley Avenue, Hotel Edgewood (photo #9)
  22. 883-889 Whalley Avenue
  23. 893-901 Whalley Avenue
  24. 898 Whalley Avenue
  25. 900-902 Whalley Avenue
  26. 903-911 Whalley Avenue, a Masonic hall built for the Olive Branch Temple Corporation
  27. 904-906 Whalley Avenue
  28. 914-918 Whalley Avenue
  29. 920 Whalley Avenue
  30. 949 Whalley Avenue, the Westville Masonic Temple, from 1926 (see photo #6 in photos accompanying NRHP nomination)[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ The industrial complex at 446 Blake Street (now housing several offices) is technically part of the West Rock official neighborhood planning area.
  3. ^ Leah S. Glazer (November 25, 2005). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Westville Village Historic District (Boundary Increase)" (PDF). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 18 photos, exterior and interior, undated
  4. ^ Mary Dunne (May 9, 2002). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Westville Village Historic District" (PDF). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 17 photos, undated

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