Russell Henry Chittenden House

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Russell Henry Chittenden House
Russell Henry Chittenden House is a historic home in New Haven, Connecticut. It was the home of Russell Henry Chittenden from 1887 to 1943. Chittenden, known as the "father of American biochemistry", was a professor at Yale University. The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1975. The irregularly shaped three story house with Queen Anne elements was built in 1887 of brick, frame and shingling with gabled roof sections, gabled dormers, interior chimneys with corbeled caps, a square corner tower and a round-arched first-floor window. The house is individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and is also a contributing building in the NRHP-listed Hillhouse Avenue Historic District.