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Downtown Norwich Historic District
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Location Roughly bounded by Union Square, Park, Main and Shetland Streets, and Washington Square, Norwich, Connecticut,
United States
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Area 64 acres (26 ha)
Architect Evan Burdick and others
Architectural style(s) Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals, Greek Revival, Late Victorian

The Downtown Norwich Historic District is a historic district representing the core of the downtown area of the city of Norwich, Connecticut in the United States. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. It includes 115 contributing buildings and one other contributing structure over a 64-acre (26 ha) area.

Several buildings in the historic district are also individually listed on the National Register, including the Norwich Town Hall, the Telephone Exchange Building and the Carroll Building.

Norwich's downtown grew up near the confluence of the Shetucket, Yantic, and Thames Rivers and the city's harbor, which was once a major center for trade and commerce. The area includes many intact 18th-century buildings centered on the now-picturesque harbor.

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