West New Haven Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
West New Haven lies northwest of downtown New Haven, Connecticut. The Wilbur Cross Parkway bounds the area on the west, along with Fournier Street, Crescent Street, and Sherman Parkway on the east. The southern border runs through Edgewood Park along Chapel Street, but ducks south to include the Yale Bowl and Anthony Thompson Field.
West Rock Park and Beaver Ponds Park are both located in this neighborhood. West Rock Park provides a variety of outdoor recreational activities, including trails for hiking and mountain biking and sport fields for soccer, baseball, football, and basketball. Students attend New Haven Public Schools, including Hillhouse High School. Southern Connecticut State University lies in west New Haven, and Yale University sits nearby.
The Beaver Hills neighborhood is located in this district. Comprised of more than 200 historical homes, the area has been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1986. The neighborhood is renowned for its early 20th century garages and homes that were built between 1908 and 1936. These homes display a variety of architectural styles, including Tudor Revival and Colonial Revival.
Edgewood Park also contains a district of historical homes in the area between Elm Street, Whalley Avenue, Yale Avenue, and West Park. Over 240 acres of homes are included in the National Register of Historic Places, including the Chapel Street Bridge. Homes in this neighborhood are built in the Queen Anne and Colonial Revival architectural style. Edgewood Park, which runs through the neighborhood, was designed by noted park designer Frederick Olmstead, Jr., whose father designed Central Park.