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Exchange Building, 121-127 Church Street, 855-871 Chapel Street, New Haven, New Haven County, CT



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Item Title


Location
855-871 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CT-412
Building/structure dates: 1832 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1900 subsequent work
Significance: A fine example of a large scale Greek Revival commercial building with strong clean lines and fenestration of even rhythm. By its functional statement of a truly commercial architecture, the Exchange established the corner of Church and Chapel Streets as the heart of the business district.

Subjects
Commercial Facilities


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
2. VIEW SOUTHEAST, WEST ELEVATION
4. VIEW NORTH, COLONIAL REVIVAL ENTRANCE
5. VIEW NORTHEAST, INTERIOR COURT SHOWING OPENING IN SQUARE
6. VIEW SOUTHWEST, ROOF
7. VIEW NORTHEAST, c. 1900 STAIR
8. VIEW NORTHWEST, CORRIDOR AND STAIR FOURTH TO THIRD FLOORS
9. VIEW SOUTHWEST, SUITE 415
10. VIEW SOUTHWEST, SUITE 407
11. VIEW EAST, BAY WINDOW, ROOM 305
12. VIEW EAST, DOUBLE DOOR AT EAST END OF FRONT CORRIDOR, SECOND FLOOR
13. Photocopy of detail of 'Hartford City Guards and New Haven Greys (from the New Haven County Historical Society, New Haven, CT), photographer unknown, May 1864 VIEW NORTHEAST SHOWING SOUTHWEST CORNER OF BUILDING
14. Photocopy of 'Chapel Street, view east from Church Street, 1892-1894' (from New Haven Colony Historical Society, New Haven, CT, negative #25,608) George R. Bradley, photographer
15. Photocopy of 'Chapel Street, corner of Church Street, Exchange Building, c. 1895' (from New Haven Colony Historical Society New Haven, CT), photographer unknown
16. Photocopy of detail of large streetscape, date and origin unknown VIEW NORTHEAST SHOWING SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE BUILDING


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