Connecticut Trust For Historic Preservation

HPX Alert: Elias Bradley House, New Haven

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This two story Greek Revival House is under immediate threat of demolition.  New development is planned for the site in the Westville section of New Haven and site preparation will begin shortly.  The owner has agreed to allow the house to be moved to another property in order to save it from destruction, but the time frame is very tight.  The deadline is October 22, 2003.Elias Bradley was part owner of a nineteenth-century milling operation that was located nearby.  He built this house in 1835.  It has pleasing proportions and a number of characteristic Greek Revival features.  The gable end faces the street with a full triangular pediment.  A one-story portico creates a focal point and shelters the entrance.  Two fluted Doric columns rest on brick steps.  The first- and second-story windows retain the original six-over-six sash, while a typical rectangular window appears in the pediment.  Clapboard sheathes the exterior and the foundation is made of cut stone block.  Price: $1.00.Contact: Luda at Matthews Ventures 203-562-1000.

HPX Alert: Elias Bradley House, New Haven

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This two story Greek Revival House is under immediate threat of demolition. New development is planned for the site in the Westville section of New Haven and site preparation will begin shortly. The owner has agreed to allow the house to be moved to another property in order to save it from destruction, but the time frame is very tight. The deadline is October 22, 2003.Elias Bradley was part owner of a nineteenth-century milling operation that was located nearby. He built this house in 1835. It has pleasing proportions and a number of characteristic Greek Revival features. The gable end faces the street with a full triangular pediment. A one-story portico creates a focal point and shelters the entrance. Two fluted Doric columns rest on brick steps. The first- and second-story windows retain the original six-over-six sash, while a typical rectangular window appears in the pediment. Clapboard sheathes the exterior and the foundation is made of cut stone block. Price: $1.00.Contact: Luda at Matthews Ventures 203-562-1000.