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Part of the West Haven Green Historic District, West Haven Green hosts a number of events throughout the year, including some of the city's Summer Concerts.
Constantly expanding over the past decade, the University of New Haven is a small private college located in West Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1920, this school overlooking Long Island Sound covers 84 acres (34 hectares) offers a wide variety of academic programs for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree. There are special events throughout the year, such as the University of New Haven International Festival.
City Point is a picturesque area of The Hill neighborhood of New Haven. Encompassing an area of 26 acres (11 hectares), it has its roots dating back to 1939. This beautiful historic area has a mix of architectural styles which mainly include the Greek Revival, Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals and Late Victorian. City Point is also home to the Oyster Point Historic District, which is a part of the National Register of Historic Places.
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services. Check website for local prayer times.
Located in New Haven's historic and vibrant downtown area, and bordered by Yale University, Chapel Street and the eponymous historic district that surrounds it have been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1984. Take a stroll down the street to check out the plethora of architectural styles represented here in one of New Haven's most well known areas. Nowadays most of the buildings date from the 18th Century through the 20th Century.
Connecticut Hall is located on the Old Campus of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. It is a Georgian-style building and was built in 1752, and is also one of the oldest buildings on the Yale campus. It was built by Thomas Clap who was the then president of Yale. The design of the building was inspired by Massachusetts Hall at Harvard University. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966.
The Hopkins School in New Haven is one of the nation's oldest continuously-run preparatory school in the United States. The school was founded by Edward Hopkins, a governor of the Connecticut Colony, who left the land to the Colony to found the school in 1660. Grades at this day school go from 7th to 12 grades. This liberal arts school thrives on academics, the arts and athletics, so there are always events open to students and campus visitors to showcase the school's special talents.
The Orange Center Historic District is small ancient area which has a high historic value. The Orange Congregational Church is famous as the centerpiece of the entire district. The place has a mix of architectural styles, while the most evident being Greek Revival, Federal and Late Victorian types.
The New Haven Town Green is one of New England's oldest, completed in 1638. Portions of the Green were used as a cemetery until the 1820s when the Green became overcrowded and headstones were moved to the new Grove Street Cemetery; however, the bodies were not dug up and between 5,000 to 10,000 still remain. The 16-acre public park is a popular site for concerts and picnics, and an overall excellent gathering place for locals and tourists alike. The Green is also the location of a memorial to the Amistad captives. Along the Green there are three churches built in the 1810s: Center Church, United Church and Trinity Church.
This 14-foot, three sided bronze relief was erected in 1992 to commemorate the the captives of the Amistad and their incredible story. The sculpture stands on the site of the former jail in which they were imprisoned, and depicts Senghe Pieh (better known as Joseph Cinque), the leader of the revolt that started their amazing journey. The three sides of the relief depict the three parts of his story, from before his capture, to his trial, and finally home again.
One of the most renowned institutions of higher learning in the world, Yale University has been in New Haven since 1718, even though the school was founded in 1701. Originally, the Ivy League "campus" was located in Clinton, Old Saybrook and Wethersfield until reaching its new home in what is today Downtown New Haven. Many notable people call Yale their Alma Mater, including William Howard Taft, Bill Clinton and Meryl Streep. On campus, you can see many famous sights such as the Yale Center for British Art, Beinecke Rare Book Library, the Collection of Musical Instruments, and the Old Campus attracts visitors and students alike. No matter where you go on campus, you see and experience history!
This private club, famously known as the Mory's Bar Temple, was formerly a home which has been converted into a clubhouse. Mory has been a special gathering place for the students and faculty of Yale University. It offers a mix of classic and contemporary dishes as well as complementing beverages. The banquet rooms are available for private and social events.