The Luzon B. Morris House (1873)

April 26th, 2008 Posted in Houses, Italianate, New Haven


Luzon B. Morris was a governor of Connecticut for two years, 1893-1895. He died the year he left office. His house in New Haven was built in 1873 on Prospect Street. It is an Italianate-style house featuring elements of the Stick style. It was purchased by Yale in 1957 and restored in 1990. The building is home to the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition.

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