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Kaatz Icehouse, 255 Whitney Avenue, Trumbull, Fairfield County, CT

Kaatz Icehouse, 255 Whitney Avenue, Trumbull, Fairfield County, CT

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Summary

Significance: The Kaatz Icehouse was the last large commercial icehouse in Connecticut (possibly on the East Coast) before demolition in May of 1978. Although constructed totally in the twentieth century (initial section in 1908), the Icehouse was one of the earliest industrial building in Trumbull, which remained basically a rural community until 1914.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-5
Survey number: HAER CT-6
Building/structure dates: 1908- 1929 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1978 Demolished

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Kaatz , Ernst
Josephson, Harry
Josephson, Louis
The People's Ice Company
Robstock, John
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Location

connecticut41.28194, -73.21715
Google Map of 41.2819402, -73.2171498
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