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Branford Point

Branford Point Historic District
Branford Point Historic District
Location Roughly along Harbor St. N from Curve St. to Branford Point, also Maple St. E. from Reynolds St. to Harbor St., Branford, Connecticut

41°15′57″N 72°49′18″W / 41.26583°N 72.82167°W / 41.26583; -72.82167Coordinates: 41°15′57″N 72°49′18″W / 41.26583°N 72.82167°W / 41.26583; -72.82167

Area 54 acres (220,000 m2)[2]
Architect Wadstrom,Oscar; Cleeton,John
Architectural style Mid 19th Century Revival, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 88001583[1]
Added to NRHP September 15, 1988

Branford Point Historic District is a historic district in Branford, Connecticut. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1] It includes much of the Branford Point neighborhood.

Branford Point is generally considered to be the area along the west side of the Branford Harbor to the Amtrak railroad tracks. It is bounded on the west by the Short Beach neighborhood, on the north by Branford Center, and on the east by the Branford River. Harbor Street, Maple Avenue, and Stannard Avenue are the main thoroughfares of the neighborhood. In the 2000 Census, Branford Point was included by the U.S. Census Bureau in the Branford Center census-designated place.

At the time of NRHP listing in 1988, there were 207 buildings in the district, of which 158 were buildings that were deemed to contribute to the historic character of the district.[2]


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