Steinbach Hall General information Address 52 Hillhouse Avenue Town or city New Haven, Connecticut Country United States Construction started 1848 Completed 1849 Owner Yale University Design and construction Architect Henry Austin
Steinbach Hall, also known as the John Pitkin Norton House, is a historic building on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, U.S..
History [ edit ]
The house was built in 1848-1849 as a private residence for
John Pitkin Norton, a science professor at Yale University.
It was purchased by Yale University in 1923.
It was home to the  Yale School of Management until 2015, when the Department of Astronomy moved into the building.
Architectural significance [ edit ]
The house was designed by architect
Henry Austin as an Italian villa. It includes "flat and semicircular arch motifs in window openings, bracketed cornices, and recessed front entry behind arcade with semicircular arches." 
It was "remodelled" by architect
Edward Larrabee Barnes in 1979. It has been listed on the  National Register of Historic Places as a contributing property to the Hillhouse Avenue Historic District since September 13, 1985.
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