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Edgewood is a neighborhood located in New Haven, Connecticut. The area is bounded on the north by Whalley Avenue and on the south by Chapel Street. The eastern edge runs along Sherman Avenue, and the western edge runs through Edgewood Park. The Edgewood Park Historical District is located both in the center and in the southern portion of the neighborhood, and it includes Edgewood Park. The eastern border is the Dwight Street Historic District.
The Edgewood Park Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. It falls between Elm Street, Derby Street, Whalley Avenue, Yale Avenue, and West Park. The area covers 240 acres of primarily residential homes and contains 231 buildings. The Chapel Street Bridge is also located in the historic area. Homes in the area display Colonial Revival and Queen Anne architectural styles. Edgewood Park was designed by Frederick Olmstead Jr., whose father designed Central Park. The main road through the area is Edgewood Avenue. Highway 10, also known as Ella Grasso Boulevard, runs north and south through the area. Residents commute to downtown on the Connecticut Transit buses, along the Q route.