National Register of Historic Places listings in Greenwich, Connecticut facts for kids

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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Greenwich, Connecticut.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Greenwich. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in an online map.

There are 286 properties and districts listed on the National Register in Fairfield County. This list covers the 34 properties located partially or entirely in Greenwich. Ones in Bridgeport or Stamford are covered in National Register of Historic Places listings in Bridgeport, Connecticut, or in National Register of Historic Places listings in Stamford, Connecticut. The remainder are covered in National Register of Historic Places listings in Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location Description
1 Bush-Holley House
Bush-Holley House
01988-12-01December 1, 1988
(#88002694)
39 Strickland Rd., in Cos Cob
41°02′17″N 73°35′41″W / 41.038056°N 73.594722°W / 41.038056; -73.594722 (Bush-Holley House)
Home of Cos Cob Art Colony, c.1890-1920. Current headquarters and museum of the Greenwich Historical Society.
2 Byram School
Byram School
01990-08-02August 2, 1990
(#90001110)
Between Sherman Ave. and Western Junior Highway, in Byram
41°00′46″N 73°39′13″W / 41.012778°N 73.653611°W / 41.012778; -73.653611 (Byram School)
"Exceptional" for its architecture.
3 Cos Cob Power Station
Cos Cob Power Station
01990-08-02August 2, 1990
(#90001096)
Roughly bounded by Metro North railroad tracks, the Mianus River, and Sound Shore Dr.
41°01′46″N 73°35′50″W / 41.029444°N 73.597222°W / 41.029444; -73.597222 (Cos Cob Power Station)
Significant for its role in the first mainline railroad electrification in the United States. It was the largest component in an enormous scale experiment to implement AC power in railroad power, part of complying with a 1903 New York State law prohibiting steam locomotives in New York City. The building was demolished in 2001, but is still listed.
4 Cos Cob Railroad Station
Cos Cob Railroad Station
01989-07-28July 28, 1989
(#89000928)
55 Station Dr.
41°01′47″N 73°36′02″W / 41.029722°N 73.600556°W / 41.029722; -73.600556 (Cos Cob Railroad Station)
A working train station
5 Samuel Ferris House
Samuel Ferris House
01989-08-10August 10, 1989
(#89001086)
1 Cary St., in Riverside
41°02′32″N 73°35′19″W / 41.042194°N 73.588639°W / 41.042194; -73.588639 (Samuel Ferris House)
6 Fourth Ward Historic District
Fourth Ward Historic District
02000-04-21April 21, 2000
(#00000324)
Roughly along Church, Division, Northfield and William Sts.; and Putnam Court and Sherwood Place in downtown Greenwich
41°02′06″N 73°37′40″W / 41.035°N 73.627778°W / 41.035; -73.627778 (Fourth Ward Historic District)
7 French Farm
French Farm
01975-04-03April 3, 1975
(#75001918)
North of downtown Greenwich at the junction of Lake Ave. and Round Hill Rd.
41°03′07″N 73°38′24″W / 41.051944°N 73.64°W / 41.051944; -73.64 (French Farm)
8 Glenville Historic District
Glenville Historic District
02007-03-09March 9, 2007
(#07000107)
Roughly along Glen Ridge Rd., Glenville Rd., Glenville St., Pemberwick Rd., Riversville Rd., and Weaver St.
41°02′17″N 73°39′53″W / 41.038056°N 73.664722°W / 41.038056; -73.664722 (Glenville Historic District)
9 Glenville School
Glenville School
02003-11-21November 21, 2003
(#03001169)
449 Pemberwick Rd., in the Glenville Historic District
41°02′12″N 73°39′52″W / 41.036667°N 73.664444°W / 41.036667; -73.664444 (Glenville School)
1921 school by James O. Betelle is only T-shaped Georgian Revival school in Greenwich. Now West Greenwich Civic Center.
10 Great Captain Island Lighthouse
Great Captain Island Lighthouse
01991-04-03April 3, 1991
(#91000351)
Great Captain Island, southwest of Greenwich Point
40°58′57″N 73°37′26″W / 40.9825°N 73.623889°W / 40.9825; -73.623889 (Great Captain Island Lighthouse)
11 Greenwich Avenue Historic District
Greenwich Avenue Historic District
01989-08-31August 31, 1989
(#89001215)
Roughly bounded by Railroad, Arch, Field Point, W. Elm, Greenwich, Putnam, Mason, Havemeyer, and Bruce, in downtown Greenwich
41°01′33″N 73°37′36″W / 41.025833°N 73.626667°W / 41.025833; -73.626667 (Greenwich Avenue Historic District)
12 Greenwich Municipal Center Historic District
Greenwich Municipal Center Historic District
01988-07-26July 26, 1988
(#88000579)
101 Field Point Rd., 290, 299, 310 Greenwich Ave., in downtown Greenwich
41°01′29″N 73°37′37″W / 41.024722°N 73.626944°W / 41.024722; -73.626944 (Greenwich Municipal Center Historic District)
13 Greenwich Town Hall
Greenwich Town Hall
01987-05-21May 21, 1987
(#87000807)
299 Greenwich Ave., in downtown Greenwich
41°01′30″N 73°37′32″W / 41.025°N 73.625556°W / 41.025; -73.625556 (Greenwich Town Hall)
14 Greenwich YMCA
Greenwich YMCA
01996-11-07November 7, 1996
(#83004541)
50 E. Putnam Ave., in downtown Greenwich
41°01′55″N 73°37′32″W / 41.031944°N 73.625556°W / 41.031944; -73.625556 (Greenwich YMCA)
15 Indian Harbor Yacht Club
Indian Harbor Yacht Club
02010-07-22July 22, 2010
(#10000494)
710 Steamboat Rd.
41°00′42″N 73°37′22″W / 41.011667°N 73.622778°W / 41.011667; -73.622778 (Indian Harbor Yacht Club)
16 Knapp Tavern
Knapp Tavern
01977-09-15September 15, 1977
(#77001389)
243 E. Putnam Ave.
41°02′13″N 73°37′10″W / 41.036944°N 73.619444°W / 41.036944; -73.619444 (Knapp Tavern)
17 Little Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church
Little Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church
02010-10-12October 12, 2010
(#10000831)
44 Lake Ave.
41°02′00″N 73°37′45″W / 41.033333°N 73.629167°W / 41.033333; -73.629167 (Little Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church)
18 Thomas Lyon House
Thomas Lyon House
01977-08-24August 24, 1977
(#77001390)
W. Putnam Ave. and Byram Rd.
41°00′52″N 73°39′16″W / 41.014444°N 73.654444°W / 41.014444; -73.654444 (Thomas Lyon House)
19 Merritt Parkway
Merritt Parkway
01991-04-17April 17, 1991
(#91000410)
Route 15 right-of-way between the New York state line and the Sikorsky Memorial Bridge
41°05′26″N 73°39′30″W / 41.090556°N 73.658333°W / 41.090556; -73.658333 (Merritt Parkway)
Historic parkway; also located in Stamford, New Canaan, Norwalk, Westport, Fairfield, Trumbull, and Stratford
20 Methodist Episcopal Church
Methodist Episcopal Church
01988-08-25August 25, 1988
(#88001343)
61 E. Putnam Ave.
41°01′58″N 73°37′35″W / 41.032778°N 73.626389°W / 41.032778; -73.626389 (Methodist Episcopal Church)
21 Mianus River Railroad Bridge
Mianus River Railroad Bridge
01987-06-12June 12, 1987
(#87000845)
Metro-North New Haven Line right-of-way at the Mianus River
41°01′51″N 73°35′41″W / 41.030833°N 73.594722°W / 41.030833; -73.594722 (Mianus River Railroad Bridge)
22 Nathaniel Witherell Historic District
Nathaniel Witherell Historic District
02010-06-09June 9, 2010
(#10000346)
70 Parsonage Rd.
41°03′41″N 73°37′37″W / 41.061508°N 73.626922°W / 41.061508; -73.626922 (Nathaniel Witherell Historic District)
23 New Mill and Depot Building, Hawthorne Woolen Mill
New Mill and Depot Building, Hawthorne Woolen Mill
01990-02-23February 23, 1990
(#90000152)
350 Pemberwick Rd., in Glenville
41°02′13″N 73°40′00″W / 41.036944°N 73.666667°W / 41.036944; -73.666667 (New Mill and Depot Building, Hawthorne Woolen Mill)
1875 mill and depot (accompanying railroad was never built) show unusually high style for functional buildings of that era. Now a retail/office complex.
24 Putnam Hill Historic District
Putnam Hill Historic District
01979-08-24August 24, 1979
(#79002657)
U.S. Route 1 between Maple Ave and Old Church Rd
41°02′11″N 73°37′09″W / 41.036389°N 73.619167°W / 41.036389; -73.619167 (Putnam Hill Historic District)
25 River Road-Mead Avenue Historic District
River Road-Mead Avenue Historic District
02014-04-28April 28, 2014
(#14000171)
Roughly along Mead Ave. & River Rd.
41°02′15″N 73°35′45″W / 41.0375°N 73.5958°W / 41.0375; -73.5958 (River Road-Mead Avenue Historic District)
26 Riverside Avenue Bridge
Riverside Avenue Bridge
01977-08-29August 29, 1977
(#77001391)
Riverside Ave. and Metro-North New Haven Line railroad tracks
41°01′54″N 73°35′18″W / 41.031667°N 73.588333°W / 41.031667; -73.588333 (Riverside Avenue Bridge)
27 Rosemary Hall
Rosemary Hall
01998-08-28August 28, 1998
(#90001137)
Junction of Ridgeway and Zaccheus Mead Ln. in the Rockridge neighborhood
41°02′15″N 73°38′12″W / 41.0375°N 73.636667°W / 41.0375; -73.636667 (Rosemary Hall)
Former campus of Rosemary Hall School, now Carmel Academy and The Japanese School of New York.
28 Round Hill Historic District
Round Hill Historic District
01996-07-25July 25, 1996
(#96000779)
Roughly the junction of John St. and Round Hill Rd., in the Back Country of Greenwich
41°05′44″N 73°40′10″W / 41.0956°N 73.6694°W / 41.0956; -73.6694 (Round Hill Historic District)
29 Sylvanus Selleck Gristmill
Sylvanus Selleck Gristmill
01990-08-02August 2, 1990
(#90001109)
124 Old Mill Rd. in northern Greenwich
41°05′31″N 73°39′33″W / 41.0919°N 73.6592°W / 41.0919; -73.6592 (Sylvanus Selleck Gristmill)
A 1796 gristmill.
30 Sound Beach Railroad Station
Sound Beach Railroad Station
01989-07-28July 28, 1989
(#89000929)
160 Sound Beach Ave., in Old Greenwich
41°02′00″N 73°34′05″W / 41.033333°N 73.568056°W / 41.033333; -73.568056 (Sound Beach Railroad Station)
A working railroad station in the Old Greenwich (formerly called "Sound Beach") section of Greenwich
31 Strickland Road Historic District
Strickland Road Historic District
01990-03-22March 22, 1990
(#77001625)
19-47 Strickland Rd. in Cos Cob
41°02′06″N 73°36′03″W / 41.035°N 73.600833°W / 41.035; -73.600833 (Strickland Road Historic District)
32 US Post Office-Greenwich Main
US Post Office-Greenwich Main
01986-01-16January 16, 1986
(#86000077)
310 Greenwich Ave., in downtown Greenwich
41°01′26″N 73°37′33″W / 41.023889°N 73.625833°W / 41.023889; -73.625833 (US Post Office-Greenwich Main)
33 William E. Ward House
William E. Ward House
01976-11-07November 7, 1976
(#76001294)
Comly Ave. in Glenville
41°01′34″N 73°40′03″W / 41.026111°N 73.6675°W / 41.026111; -73.6675 (William E. Ward House)
First reinforced concrete structure in U.S., built in the 1870s on state line, and extending into Rye Brook, New York
34 Josiah Wilcox House
Josiah Wilcox House
01988-11-30November 30, 1988
(#88001344)
354 Riversville Rd. in the Riversville neighborhood
41°03′51″N 73°40′32″W / 41.06425°N 73.675444°W / 41.06425; -73.675444 (Josiah Wilcox House)

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