Historic Designations

National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) – The National Register of Historic Places is the official Federal list of districts, buildings, sites, structures and objects significant in American history, archeology, engineering and culture. National Register properties have significance to the history of their community, state or to the nation. To learn more about the National Register of Historic Places.

State Register of Historic Places – The State Register of Historic Places is Connecticut’s s official listing of structures and sites that characterize the historical development of the state. To learn more about the State Register of Historic Places.

Local Historic District (LHD) – A local historic district encompasses an area that demonstrates a distinctive and significant character of the city and regulated by the city. The Old Long Ridge Historic District Commission is on the only LHD in Stamford.

Historic Resources Inventory/Survey of Buildings and Structures (HRI) – Inventory forms may include information on the architect, date of construction, architectural style, historical or architectural importance, and notable features of the building and site. To learn more Historic Resource Inventories.

Note: The 1979 City Inventory (Kahn & Davis) is located at the Ferguson Main Library or the Stamford Historical Society.