Hillhouse Avenue

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  • Address: Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511, USA, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Streets

The Hillhouse Avenue is described as the most beautiful street in America by the likes of Charles Dickens and Mark Twain, owing to the number of grand buildings that adorn the street. The avenue is part of the Hillhouse Avenue Historic District that accommodates historic 19th century buildings like the James Dwight Dana House, Mary Prichard House, Henry Farnam House, Charles Henry Farnam House, Pelitiah Perit, Graves-Dwight House now used by the Yale Anthropology Department, Apthorp House ( now used as Evans Hall, Yale Astronomy Department) and the Skinner House (Yale Astronomy Department).

Highlights include:

  • Graves-Gilman House used as accommodation for married Yale students. George H. W. Bush I lived here when he was a student with Yale. Currently, it is used for housing the Yale Department of Economics.
  • Abigail Whelpey House, 1826. The oldest house standing on Hillhouse that is now knows as Allwin hall and used as a residence for Yale administrators.
  • The 19th century St. Mary's Church.
  • Cloister Hall (now Warner House).
  • The Romanesque building of Yale University collection of Musical instruments popular for its rare collection of musical instruments and performances.

What makes the picture perfect, are the beautiful buildings that line it with their unique architecture. Although most of them are converted to be a part of the Yale University, you can still see their original structure and design that exude their own charm. A visit here, is a walk straight into history!

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How to Reach Hillhouse Avenue

  • By Bus: Prospect St and Trumbull St
  • By taking a Taxi
  • By walking
  • By renting a Bike

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  • Hillhouse Avenue Address: Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511, USA, United States
  • Hillhouse Avenue Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Hillhouse Avenue(preferred time): 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Hillhouse Avenue: 02:00 Hrs
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