List: Moshassuck Square Historic District

3 properties

Submitted 1970 — Nominated as a historic district when the bulk of the district, the American Screw Company, was still standing. Soon after nomination, as they were being considered for redevelopment, the largest of the mills burned down and most of the district significant structures were lost.

  • An amazingly dense complex of mill structures dating from the mid-1800s and in use for over 100 years before succumbing to two large fires in the midst of plans to redevelop

    College Hill | Built: 1840–1873 | Demolition: 1971 | Decade: 1840-1849
    Added to NRHP: 1970 | NRHP Reference Number: 709380013 (contributing)

  • A striking 3-story mansard former office building for a larger manufacturing complex of woven goods turned into various small office spaces

    Charles | Built: 1869 | Redeveloped: early 1980s | Decade: 1860-1869
    Added to NRHP: 1970 | NRHP Reference Number: 709380013 (contributing)

  • A small flatiron-style 19th century mill building right on the bank of the Moshassuck River in a formerly dense industrial area

    Charles | Built: 1871–1876 | Decade: 1870-1879
    Added to NRHP: 1970 | NRHP Reference Number: 709380013 (contributing)