Central Village Historic District

Roughly, School, Main and Water Sts., and Putnam Rd. N to Plainfield High School, Plainfield, Connecticut


40 Main Street Central Village

Italianate Villa ca. 1855.

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2016



Street View 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 9, 1991
Reference number
Architectural styles
American Movement: Bungalow/Craftsman; Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Victorian: Italianate
Areas of significance
Industry; Commerce; Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Manufacturing facility; Specialty store
Current functions
Single dwelling; Specialty store; Multiple dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1800-1824; 1750-1799; 1825-1849; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 150
Contributing structures: 4
Contributing sites: 2
Non-contributing buildings: 80
Non-contributing structures: 2

Update Log 

  • January 24, 2020: New photo from Chester Gehman
  • April 21, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett