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New Britain in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Burritt Hotel

 
 
Burritt Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
1. Burritt Hotel Marker
Inscription.
Burritt Hotel
Built 1924
Placed On The
National Register
Of Historic Places
July 28, 1983

 
Location. 41° 40.07′ N, 72° 47.004′ W. Marker is in New Britain, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and Washington Street, on the left when traveling east on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 67 West Main Street, New Britain CT 06051, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Britain (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Britain Soldiers' Monument (about 400 feet away); New Britain Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); 1st Sgt. Henry J. Szczesny (approx. 0.2 miles away); Walnut Hill Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Leo A. Milewski Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederick Law Olmstead (approx. 0.2 miles away); Seth E. Case (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Britain.
 
Regarding Burritt Hotel. The Burritt Hotel (now Burritt House) opened to great fanfare on March 5, 1924. The building was constructed with 130 hotel rooms and now houses elderly residents. Constructed in the Georgian Colonial style, the hotel was made
The Burritt Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
2. The Burritt Hotel
possible with capital raised by the City’s Chamber of Commerce, which at the time saw a great need for a quality hotel. The building is constructed in red brick and concrete. Architectural details of note include the rectangular swag design detail panels along the front of the building, the huge main pediment on the building’s roofline, and the imposing decorative columnade. Also note the embellished dentillation along the roof eaves. The Burritt Hotel was listed on the National Register of Historic Places July 28, 1983
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Washington Street Entrance of the Burritt Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
3. The Washington Street Entrance of the Burritt Hotel
Burritt Hotel Entrance on West Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
4. Burritt Hotel Entrance on West Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 4, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 620 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 4, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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