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Hungarian Sick Benefit Societies Building, 1406-1418 State Street, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, CT



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Item Title
Hungarian Sick Benefit Societies Building, 1406-1418 State Street, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, CT

Location
1406-1418 State Street, Bridgeport, CT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CT-436
Building/structure dates: 1910 initial construction
Significance: The Hungarian Sick Benefit Societies Building, built in 1910, exemplified mixed-use, commercial/residential architecture in early 20th century Bridgeport. The Georgian Revival style building was erected for one of the mutual benefit societies that served Bridgeport's large Hungarian community.

Subjects
Building Deterioration
Charity
Fires


Related Names
Bowers, Martha H., Historian
Tucher, Rob, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
General view along State Street, looking northeast
Main (south) elevation
West (Butler Avenue) elevation
East (Bassick Avenue) elevation, with adjacent auto repair shop in foreground
East and north (rear) elevations
Detail view of upper southwest corner, showing representative view of cornice and window ornamentation


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